Trump to unveil his Middle East peace plan amid skepticism

President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet at the White House today.


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January 28, 2020 - 10:08 AM

US President Donald Trump looks on during the announcement of a newly designed, Made in America pharmaceutical glass bottle, jointly developed by Merck, Pfizer and Corning, during a Made in America Week event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to unveil his administration’s much-anticipated Middle East peace plan in the latest American venture to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Odds of it taking shape, though, appear long, given the Palestinians’ preemptive rejection of the plan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s shaky political standing.

For both men, the White House summit looks to be a welcome diversion.

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