Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Obama Traveling to Israel in the Spring

Obama's visit will include a stop to the West Bank and in Jordan.

President Obama’s visit to Israel will focus on Syria and Iran, and he will not initiate new peace moves, the White House said.

“This is a trip the president looks forward to making that is timed in part because we have here obviously a second term for the president, a new administration and a new government in Israel, and that’s an opportune time for a visit like this that is not focused on specific Middle East peace process proposals,” White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters at Wednesday’s briefing. Read more at Reuters