Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud

Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace deal

Arab leaders on Wednesday relaunched a peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood, signaling to President Donald Trump that they are ready to engage if he tries to broker a broader Mideast peace.

Host Jordan said the one-day Arab summit held on the shores of the Dead Sea sent a "message of peace" — though one that could put new pressure on Israel to withdraw from lands it occupied in the 1967 Mideast war.

The gathering came ahead of White House meetings in coming weeks between Trump and three Arab leaders — Jordan's King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The trio met...

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