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Trump adviser Kushner says peace is also desired by countries' people

U.S. President's senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks as Israeli National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat stands next to him upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates August 31, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, Jared Kushner, said on Monday that the peace forged by Emirati and Israeli leaders was also desired by the two countries’ peoples.

Kushner also thanked Saudi Arabia for granting permission for the first official Israeli flight from Tel Aviv to the United Arab Emirates. He made his comments after landing in Abu Dhabi airport.

Reporting by Lisa Barrington and Dan Williams; Editing by Alison Williams