Obama to skip Ramallah?
President Obama may skip Ramallah during his trip here next week. He will be meeting 'moderate
Mahmoud Abbas Abu Mazen
US President Barack Obama could skip Ramallah during his upcoming visit
to the region, a Palestinian Authority source said Wednesday.
will meet President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem and will spend only four
hours in the West Bank during the trip, which will include a visit to
the Nativity Church, said the government official, who spoke on
condition of anonymity.
A spokesman for the US consulate in Jerusalem did not immediately return a call late Wednesday.
has not yet released a schedule for the trip, but Obama is expected to
arrive in Israel on March 20 and depart two days later after visiting
the West Bank.
Of course. It's the Israelis he wants to pressure while he's here.
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