Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

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The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.
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Published on June 22, 2019 -  00:29
White House Outlines $50 Billion Middle East Economic Plan
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, the White House outlined a 50 billion-dollar Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to boost the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, in addition to funding a 5 billion-dollar transportation corridor to connect Gaza with the West Bank. The plan reportedly includes 179 infrastructure and business projects and is the product of two years of work by White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and other aides.

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