The Palestinian Authority is mulling reconciliation with the United States and “setting a new course” with President Donald Trump’s administration after breaking off official contacts, the Israel Hayom daily reported Tuesday.
A senior Palestinian official told the paper that back channel conciliatory messages have been sent between Ramallah and Washington in recent weeks in an effort to mend a rupture between the two administrations since the US recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December 2017.
According to the report, a delegation led by Majid Faraj, head of the PA security services, is expected to depart for Washington soon for discussions with senior US officials.
“These discussions are strictly feelers, although both sides have shown a positive approach and made progress toward possibly renewing relations,” the PA official told Israel Hayom.
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