Trump proposes 4-year development freeze in area for Palestinian state | AFP

US President Donald Trump proposes that Israeli development in an area that would become the Palestinian state under his Middle East peace plan be frozen for four years. “During this time, Palestinians can use all appropriate deliberation to study the deal, negotiate with Israel, achieve the criteria for statehood, and become a truly independent and wonderful state,” Trump says at the White House in Washington. SOUNDBITE

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