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Netanyahu invokes 'war' on Iran at Warsaw summit, then quickly backtracks

Netanyahu invokes 'war' on Iran at Warsaw summit, then quickly backtracks”

"We're trying to expand the number of nations who are engaged and have a stake in the future of a peaceful and prosperous Middle East", Brian Hook, the state department's special representative for Iran, told Reuters news agency.

Oman hosted the Israeli leader in October and several high-ranking Israeli ministers have also made visits to countries in the Gulf over the previous year.

Vice President Mike Pence is leading the US delegation, accompanied by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House advisor Jared Kushner.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran Tuesday that Israeli missiles can travel "very far", on the eve of a conference in Poland about peace and security in the Middle East.

Netanyahu said many Arab countries were following Oman's lead in moving toward more open interaction with Israel, "including at this conference".

Netanyahu expressed similar sentiments when he met earlier in the day with Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, telling him that the recent rapprochement between the two countries was "changing the world".

Hosting the meeting is a chance for Poland's conservative government to bolster ties with Washington at a time when it is increasingly isolated within the European Union amid a dispute over its adherence to rule-of-law standards. Remarkably, his colleagues from Manama and Riyadh did not disagree, even expressing tacit support for Oman's efforts to help advance the peace process.

"From the Israeli point of view, Mr. Netanyahu would like us to have a relationship, and then we can fix the Palestinian issue".

The US and Poland host a Middle East conference Thursday that's meant to address a broad range of security challenges, but looks set to be dominated by Iran, which has become a source of tension between the US and allies and is reportedly causing friction within the administration as well.

Netanyahu is one of the highest-ranking officials in attendance at the summit, alongside foreign ministers and officials from 60 other countries.

Netanyahu says he doesn't think the Trump administration's "Deal of the Century" peace plan will be discussed.

Israel and many Sunni Arab countries, from Egypt and Jordan to the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates, all recognize the Iranian regime as their biggest geopolitical threat in the region. Pence and Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz were also scheduled to speak.



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