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Israel's Gantz praises Trump peace plan, pledges to implement it after election

WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz on Monday praised U.S. President Donald Trump for drafting a Middle East peace deal and committed to help implementing it after Israel's March election.

"The President's peace plan is a significant and historic milestone, indeed," Gantz told reporters after his meeting with Trump. "Immediately after the elections, I will work toward implementing it from within a stable functioning Israeli government, in tandem with the other countries in our region." (Reporting by Dan Williams Editing by Mary Milliken and Sandra Maler)