President Trump said on Thursday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government was "too bad" because the Middle East had "enough turmoil".
"It looked like a total win for Netanyahu, who's great guy, he's a great guy," Trump told reporters on the White House lawn Thursday morning before he went to Colorado for the opening speech in the To hold Air Force Academy.
"And now they are [Israel’s] back in the discussion stage and they are back in the election stage," said Trump. 'It's too bad,' cause they do not need that, I mean, they have enough turmoil over there, it's a tough place. '
Netanyahu missed a midnight deadline Wednesday to form a coalition government composed of his conservative Likud party and Allied religious and nationalist parties after negotiations over military exemptions for Ultra Orthodox Jewish men. In response, the 120-member Israeli parliament, the Knesset, voted in favor of dissolution and closed a new election on 17 September.
The dramatic political events occurred hours before T Rump's son-in-Jared Kushner (19459016), senior adviser to the Justice and White Houses, visited Jerusalem to discuss the government's peace plan for the Middle East Pushing ahead on the road to an unprecedented second choice in a calendar year.
NETANYAHU Shows Trump's Map of Israel with Golan Heights
Netanyahu said on Thursday that Kushner had given him an official State Department map updated to include the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel.
In an offer To downplay the political chaos and draw public attention to his foreign policy abilities – especially his close friendship with Trump – Netanyahu launched Kushner's card on Thursday at a press conference in Jerusalem, where the PR is president had scribbled "Nice".
The White House overturned decades of official US policy in March when it recognized Israeli sovereignty over the territory Israel conquered from Syria in 1967 and later annexed.
KUSHNER-TRUMP MIDDLE EAST PEACE DEAL COULD BE IN DIFFICULTY IF NETANYAHU IS DRAWN TO NEW OPTIONS
The September elections mean that there are no guarantees that Netanyahu will be Trump-friendly Government remains in power beyond the summer Kushner runs the risk of being deprived of a new Israeli government.
When Netanyahu tried to form a coalition on Monday, Trump tweeted that he hoped the Israeli head of state could form a government to further strengthen relations between countries.
"The hope that Israeli coalition building and Bibi will work, and I can further strengthen the alliance between America and Israel than ever before. Much more to do! "Wrote Trump.
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The meeting between Netanyahu, Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt, Trump's envoy for international negotiations, was planned in advance A conference to be held for next Bahrain is set to highlight the economic benefits of a potential Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. Palestinians have broken contact with the Trump administration, rejected the unseen peace plan, and called on the Arab nations to boycott the Bahrain conference. Despite the boycott thrust, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar have signaled their intention to participate.
A Trump administration official told Fox News Thursday that the conference will continue as planned at the end of June. The US will publish details of its peace plan in due course.
Barnini Chakraborty, Ben Evansky and The Associated Press of Fox News have contributed to this report.