It seems that the new US administration Biden wants to renew relations with the Palestinian authority which had been significantly cooled under the Trump era. As proof the meeting which took place on December 13th.
A “Palestinian-American economic dialogue” was held on December 13, against the backdrop of a budgetary crisis for the Palestinian Authority. The State Department statement recalled that this was the first meeting of this level in five years and marked the American desire to revive relations at all levels with the Palestinian Authority, both economically and politically.
Senior officials from the United States and Palestine were able to exchange views on key topics, including infrastructure development, access to the American market and bringing business communities closer together, financial questions, as well as the challenges of ‘sustainable economic development in Palestine.
In his opening speech, Assistant Secretary for the Middle East, Yael Lempert, underscored the Biden administration’s belief that “the growth of the Palestinian economy will also play a crucial role in achieving our overall political goal. , namely a negotiated two-state solution, with a viable Palestinian state living side by side in peace and security with Israel. «