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Trump officials promote joint action against Iran and downplay Israeli-Palestinian peace plan

WASHINGTON - In a choreographed show of rare unity, officials from the United States, Arab states and Israel joined together at a Middle East peace conference Thursday to pledge tough action against Iran, calling that nation a threat to all.

The focus on Iran, however, overshadowed discussion of the still-secret Israeli-Palestinian peace plan that President Donald Trump has long promised - and that may be just how his senior representatives at the forum wanted it, given nettlesome issues that remain.

"You can't achieve peace and stability in the Middle East without confronting Iran; it's just not possible," Secretary of

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