First look: Key points from Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ peace plan for Israel, Palestinian Arabs

First look: Key points from Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ peace plan for Israel, Palestinian Arabs
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Three years in the making, the “Deal of the Century,” US President Donald Trump’s peace plan, has finally been revealed.

BordersTrump’s plan features a map of what Israel’s new borders will be, should it enact the plan fully. Israel will retain 20% of the West Bank and will lose a small amount of land in the Negev near the Gaza-Egypt border. The Palestinians will have a pathway to a state in the vast majority of territory in the West Bank, while Israel will maintain control of all borders. This is the first time a US president has provided a detailed map of this kind.

Jerusalem: The Palestinians will have a capital in east Jerusalem based on northern and eastern neighborhoods that are outside the Israeli security barrier – Kafr Akab, Abu Dis and half of Shuafat. Otherwise, Trump said Jerusalem will remain undivided as Israel’s capital.

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