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Oman to open embassy in West Bank

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Steven Mnuchin (left), Bahrain CP Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Jared Kushner.

The Latest on developments surrounding a US-hosted conference in Bahrain about Washington's economic plan for the Palestinians.

The sultanate of Oman has announced it will open an embassy in the West Bank, in the city of Ramallah. The announcement comes as Bahrain hosts a summit on a US Mideast peace plan by the Trump administration, focusing on the Palestinian economy.

A tweet from the Omani Foreign Ministry on Wednesday announced the embassy plans. The ministry says the decision comes "in continuation of the sultanate's support for the Palestinian people."

Reuters