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government representatives of sixty countries have gathered in Warsaw for a summit the United States hopes can be used to increase foreign pressure on around the White House is brought it's a team here vice president Mike pence secretary of state my compare it visor Jared Kushner Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu is there Arab leaders and more but who isn't attending and why it's being hosted in Poland may say a lot about where these alliances are going we're going to gather up to talk about the future Middle East ability prosperity Germany and France didn't send their foreign ministers and ears foreign policy chief who was a key player in the Iran nuclear deal said she had prior commitments these may be delivered snobs European Union right now is struggling to salvage what's left of the two thousand fifteen agreement which lifted some sanctions on Iran in exchange for curbing its nuclear program the trump administration pulled out of it but both the E. U. and around St in , stern European allies are also angry with the United States decision to withdraw troops from Syria meanwhile the Palestinians some of whom are seen as proxies for around didn't attend either , that's likely because Christmas there and is expected to talk about the American plan for peace between Israelis and Palestinians of vision the Palestinians are boycotting , the location is also important Poland is a NATO member but doesn't play much of a direct role in countering around but Poland is an E. U. member as well along with another attendee hungry the two countries are finding themselves increasingly isolated within a year over civil rights concerns in the rule of law , in joining this summit they may be hinting that they feel closer to Washington than Brussels