The United Arab Emirates has proposed that it hosts the second “deal of the century” meeting, Al-Khaleej Online reported on Sunday.
Citing Arab sources, the site said Abu-Dhabi sent a message to US President Donald Trump through his son-in-law Jared Kushner that it is ready to host the second meeting of its peace plan the deal of the century.
Despite the American reservations related to the “weak” UAE role in the region compared to other countries like Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the US initially agreed to have the UAE host the meeting.
The Arab sources told Al-Khaleej Online that the UAE is to take up all the responsibilities related to the preparations for the meeting and sending invitations to Arab, American, Israeli and Palestinian officials.
Discussions related to the meeting will officially start in August, the sources said.
Bahrain hosted a two-day workshop on 25-26 June during which the US unveiled the economic plans for it’s vision for Middle East peace and bringing an end to the Palestine-Israel conflict.
Palestinian officials and businessmen boycotted the event saying it was an effort to eradicate the Palestinian cause and the rights of refugees.