Jason Greenblatt: calm will create the best opportunity to return to dialogue

Jerusalem /PNN/

Jason Greenblatt, Special Representative for International Negotiations  said in statement  on Al Aqsa mosque Events in Jerusalem that the United States welcomes the efforts undertaken to de-escalate tensions in Jerusalem today.

We believe that calm and security will create the best opportunity to return to dialogue and the pursuit of peace.

President Trump, Jared Kushner, and I, in full coordination with Secretary Rex Tillerson, Ambassador David Friedman, Consul General Don Blome and the State Department, as well as General HR McMaster and the National Security Council, have been and will remain engaged as we continue to monitor the situation closely.