Ben Gurion International Airport

Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians to work together for peace

Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians to work together for peace

President Trump on Monday took in the sweeping history of Jerusalem’s Old City on a visit in which he hopes to make some of his own, urging Israeli and Palestinian leaders to take strides toward peace that have eluded U.S. leaders for decades.

Starting the second leg of his eight-day foreign trip, Trump said he wants to make progress on what he has called the “ultimate deal,” a Middle East peace accord to end generations of conflict.

“We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people,” Trump said in a ceremony after he landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. “But we can only get there working together. There is...

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