Clinton set to hold talks in Israel, West Bank

Published October 28th, 2009 - 08:17 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will go to the Middle East on Saturday in a bid to promote peace talks, Israeli and Palestinian radio stations reported on Wednesday. It will be Clinton's second visit to the region since President Barack Obama took office in January.


Asked about the reports on Israel Radio and Voice of Palestine radio, an Israeli source told Reuters: "Israel is preparing to receive Secretary of State Clinton on the weekend."


In the West Bank city of Ramallah, a Palestinian official said a schedule for a Clinton visit had not been received yet.


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