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Israeli President Shimon Peres to visit White House next week

01 Apr

File Picture : U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Israeli President Shimon Peres (L) at the White House May 5, 2009 in Washington DC. The two leaders discussed peace between Israel and the Palestinians and how best to deal with Iran. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 (KATAKAMI.COM) — U.S. President Barack Obama will meet his Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres at the White House next Tuesday to discuss a “full range of issues of common concern, ” the White House said on Thursday, XINHUA reported.

The issues include bilateral security cooperation, recent developments across the Middle East and the pursuit of peace between Israel and its neighbors, the White House said.

It said that Shimon Peres last visited the White House in May 2009.  (*)

 

 
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