Wednesday, May 14, 2008

President Bush Mideast Trip - Wednesday, May 14, 2008

President and Mrs. Bush Travel to...
Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt
, May 14, 2008
The President and Mrs. Bush travel to Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt from May 13-18, 2008.

In Israel, the President will meet with President Peres and Prime Minister Olmert and address the Knesset. The President will then travel to Saudi Arabia and meet with King Abdallah. In Egypt, the President will meet President Mubarak. The President will also hold meetings in Egypt with King Abdullah II of Jordan and Palestinian Authority President Abbas, and deliver remarks at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East.

The President's visit to Israel will celebrate Israel's 60th anniversary and our close ties over the past six decades. His visit to Saudi Arabia will also commemorate the 75th anniversary of the formal establishment of U.S.-Saudi relations. In his meetings with regional leaders, the President will reaffirm efforts toward peace and prosperity and our close work with regional allies to combat terrorism and promote freedom.
Above info from: The White House website


About Photo: President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush are joined by Mrs. Aliza Olmert, wife of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and Israel’s President Shimon Peres as Israeli Prime Minister Olmert delivers remarks Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at arrival ceremonies for President and Mrs. Bush in Tel Aviv.
White House photo by Chris Greenberg

- President and Mrs. Bush Arrive in Israel -

* brings us this report this early Wednesday morning and it starts off like this... U.S. President George W. Bush arrived in Israel on Wednesday for the first leg of his Middle East trip and hailed the close relationship between the United States and the Jewish state…
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* reports the President and First Lady’s arrival/visit this way... United States President George W. Bush arrived in Israel Wednesday for his second visit in four months. This time, the American leader is in the country to mark Israel's 60th anniversary and take part in the Presidential Conference organized by Shimon Peres...
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