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Spotlight: Trump visits Middle East with future stability at stake

2017-05-20 09:12:11       source:Xinhua News Agency

May 19, 2017

"U.S. President Donald Trump departs from Washington for the Middle East on Friday in his first overseas visit since he took office in January.

Embroiled in rolling scandals at home, he can expect a welcome in Saudi Arabia and Israel, which have been lobbying for U.S. support for their policies in the region.

However, experts fear that Trump may add fuel to the conflict-laden region when he wades into the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, ties with Iran, anti-terrorism and wars in Syria and Yemen."

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