But there was little to suggest any breakthrough or significant progress toward ending a decades-old conflict is imminent as Kushner met separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Their comments came ahead of talks on Thursday with Trump aides, including a special representative for global negotiations Jason Greenblatt and the president's son-in-law and Middle East envoy Jared Kushner.
"Renewed U.S. engagement with our Middle East allies is welcome and badly needed", said Josh Block, president and CEO of The Israel Project, told Politico.
The two sides affirmed their commitment to strengthening their close ties and cooperation and agreed to support efforts to achieve a true and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians and to consolidate security, stability and prosperity in the Middle East.
"I do not think the American envoys are coming carrying anything - nothing at all", he told reporters.
"We confirm that this delegation is working for peace, and we are working with him to arrive soon at what President Trump called a peace deal", said Abbas.
"The relationship between Israel and America is stronger than ever, and we really thank Prime Minister Netanyahu for his leadership and his partnership".
"We reject the position of the current USA administration which have so far failed to declare a clear American stance that supports the Palestinian rights of ending the occupation and establishing an independent Palestinian state", Barghouthi said.
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Demonstrators protested before the USA delegation's meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Thursday.
Spokeswoman Heather Nauert made this point during a press briefing at the White House, while insisting that US President Donald Trump has made a peace agreement a top priority.
According to those sources, United States officials are trying to engage the Palestinians into comprehensive understandings, rather than dealing separately with the Palestinian Cause.
President Trump's son-in-law is on his third attempt at getting peace talks restarted between Israelis and Palestinians.
In the West Bank, Nabil Abu Rdainah, a spokesman for Abbas, said Kushner's visit - he last travelled to Israel and the Palestinian territories in June - could prove significant, particularly because of the envoy's consultations with regional allies this week. "So we leave it up to them to be able to work that through".
ESTRIN: The White House issued a statement this afternoon saying there are likely to be a lot of ups and downs on the way to peace and making a peace deal will take time.
"Their answers to these questions will enable us to say if we have a historical chance for a peace process that can end the occupation or these visits are no more than a waste of time", Malki said.