It "should trouble us" that the USA signed a roughly $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia during Trump's trip, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said. It's there where Trump offered his condolences to the people of Manchester.
"I can tell you that [Netanyahu] is also reaching for peace".
Abbas considers a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to be non-negotiable, and he stressed his position on Tuesday.
TRUMP: There are those who present a false choice. And he won plaudits from both his Israeli and Palestinian hosts. She admired Trump's business success, but she said, that doesn't translate into making someone a peacemaker.
"I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal". "We must seize them together".
"This place is a testament to the unbreakable spirit of the Jewish people", Trump said. He reiterated the Palestinians' demands, including establishing a capital in East Jerusalem, territory Israel claims as well, insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognizing the state of Palestine".
The White House said that in talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday, "President Trump underscored the United States' ironclad commitment to Israel's security, including to the maintenance of Israel's qualitative military edge". "So Trump is, in those remarks, kind of putting Israeli-Palestinian peace kind of in the center of the agenda".
The Temple Mount and the Western Wall "will forever remain under Israeli sovereignty", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an address to the Knesset session.
With the Middle East leg of his trip complete, Trump arrived in Italy Tuesday.
The White House said Trump, who called May from Jerusalem, offered United States assistance in the investigation of the attack at a packed pop concert in Manchester.
During the stop in Saudi Arabia, Trump delivered a speech to a group of leaders from dozens of Muslim nations. He said both sides are ready to resume talks. "We must take advantage of the situation".
The President also notably avoided all of the thorny issues that have stymied peace efforts for decades.