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Source:   —  June 19, 2017, at 7:26 AM

A White House official said that Kushner will hear directly from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian boss Mahmoud Abbas.

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President Trump'south son-in-law and senior White House adviser, Jared Kushner, will be traveling to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week to assistance advance Center E peace, CBS News confirms.

A White House official said that Kushner will hear directly from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian boss Mahmoud Abbas. The ride was first reported by the Wall Str Journal. Kushner is scheduled to come in Israel Wednesday. It'south likely, the official says, that Kushner will create a no of visits to the region.

According to the Journal, the White House doesn't expect major breakthroughs during Kushner'south Center E trip.

During the president'south ride to the Center E latest month, Mr. Trump said he was confident that both Israelis and Palestinians are "prepared to reach for peace" and "create a deal." Kushner was responsible for structuring Mr. Trump'south visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel, along with Rome, and these were considered by the president to be the best parts of his first foreign ride as president.

Earlier this year, he appointed Kushner to get charge of the effort to assistance broker Center E peace. Kushner has a wide portfolio in the administration - on Monday, as the head of the White House'south Office of American Innovation, he's convening a meeting of top technology CEOs for an elite-level brainstorming session.

The ride comes as Kushner has arrive below scrutiny in the FBI'south probe of Russian election meddling over meetings he held in December with Russia'south ambassador and a banker from Moscow.

CBS News' Brian Gottlieb contributed to this report.

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