Former IDF chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot warned US President Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy about the situation in the West Bank being “volatile and sensitive” ahead of the release of Washington’s peace plan, Channel 13 reported on Sunday.
Eisenkot reportedly met with Jason Greenblatt in the White House last week along with experts on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
“The situation in the West Bank is sensitive and volatile,” Eisenkot reportedly told Greenblatt who has worked on the Middle East peace plan for nearly two years alongside Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner.
“The West Bank is likely to ignite before, during, or after the presentation of the American peace plan. You must factor this into your considerations. From the moment this genie is let out of the bottle, it will take five years to put it back,” Eisenkot said.
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