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Clinton arrives in Israel on first visit as US diplomat

Latest update : 2009-03-02

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in Israel on her first visit to the country since taking office. Earlier she insisted that aid for the war-battered Palestinian Territories must be accompanied by a new drive for Middle East peace.

AFP - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Israel on Monday evening on her first visit to the Middle East since taking office.
  
She flew in from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh where she took part in an international donors' conference on Gaza and insisted that aid for the war-battered territory must be accompanied by a new drive for Middle East peace.
  
In Israel on Tuesday she is due to meet President Shimon Peres, outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Defence Minister Ehud Barak.
  
She will also holds talks with right-wing Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu who has been tasked with forming a new government after last month's general election.
  
On Wednesday, she is to travel to the West Bank town of Ramallah for talks with Palestinian leaders.
  
 

Date created : 2009-03-02

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