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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Sunday Palestinians deserve self determination but he stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood in an interview with Axios on HBO Kushner also expressed uncertainty over Palestinians ability to govern themselves questioners adviser to U. S. president Donald Trump and his son in law he spent two years drafting trumps a yet to be released the Middle East peace plan in secrecy even still Palestinians and some Arab officials to see the plan as tilted in Israel's favor and likely to deny them their own state youth cop all aid to the Palestinians including hospitals in East Jerusalem and you shut down the Palestinian diplomatic office in Washington I mean can you not see why they might not want to talk to you and that they might not trust you and so there's a difference between the Palestinian leadership of the Palestinian people okay and I think the policy who would be okay with all of those things that you guys have done the actions we've taken were because America's eight is not entitlement right if we make certain decisions which were allowed to as a sovereign nation to respect the rights of another sovereign nation and we get criticized by that government the response of this price is not so many give you more aid so again that was as a result of decisions taken by the Palestinian leadership with regards the Palestinian people %HESITATION I do believe that they want to have a better life and I do think that %HESITATION they're not gonna judge in ninety eight being caught well they're not gonna judge anything based on trusting me you're trusting anyone else they're gonna judge you based on the facts and then make a determination do they think this will allow them to have a pathway to a better life or not the Palestinian leadership has boycotted a diplomatic push that trump has hailed as the deal of the century they've said they won't attend a US sponsored conference in June with the economic leg of the peace plan is expected to be unveiled and Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu must now fight another election in September uncertainty that's expected to further delayed the rollout of the plan the series Axios on H. B. O. debut June second at , six PM