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Secretary Rice: Travel to the Middle East, September 18-20, 2007

Secretary Rice and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Secretary Rice in Middle East To Prepare for Peace Conference
(Sept. 20):
"We have had wide-ranging discussions today about the discussions that are going on in the bilateral channel between Prime Minister Olmert and President Abbas. I was very pleased to hear that teams have been appointed to work on a document that you would hope to complete by the time of the international meeting."

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was in Israel and the Palestinian territories from September 18-20, 2007. The Secretary visited Jerusalem and Ramallah for meetings with officials from Israel and the Palestinian Authority to continue discussions on advancing the development of a political horizon and the two state solution.

Complete List of Secretary Rice's 2007 Travels

Remarks made during the trip
--09/20/07 Remarks en Route Andrews AFB
--09/20/07 Remarks With Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
--09/20/07 Press Availability With Israeli President Shimon Peres
--09/19/07 Remarks With Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni
--09/18/07 Briefing en Route Jerusalem
--09/17/07 Special Briefing by Assistant Secretary Welch

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Secretary Rice meeting with President of Israel Shimon Peres in Jerusalem.

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