Hillary Clinton to dine with Palestinian president

Hillary Clinton, Mahmoud Abbas, March 4, 2009   In March, Secretary Clinton met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (above) in Ramallah, West Bank. Today, she’ll be meeting with him over dinner. She’ll also be meeting with Roxana Saberi, the American journalist who was recently freed after being arrested in Iran earlier this year. The official schedule:  12:00 ...

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting at Abbas' headquarters in the West Bank town of Ramallah, Wednesday, March 4, 2009. Clinton on Wednesday promised vigorous and personal involvement in stalled Mideast peace effort and criticized Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes in Jerusalem as "unhelpful."(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue/POOL)

 

In March, Secretary Clinton met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (above) in Ramallah, West Bank. Today, she'll be meeting with him over dinner. She'll also be meeting with Roxana Saberi, the American journalist who was recently freed after being arrested in Iran earlier this year. The official schedule

12:00 p.m. Host working lunch for His Excellency Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt

Hillary Clinton, Mahmoud Abbas, March 4, 2009

Hillary Clinton, Mahmoud Abbas, March 4, 2009
 

In March, Secretary Clinton met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (above) in Ramallah, West Bank. Today, she’ll be meeting with him over dinner. She’ll also be meeting with Roxana Saberi, the American journalist who was recently freed after being arrested in Iran earlier this year. The official schedule

12:00 p.m. Host working lunch for His Excellency Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt

2:00 p.m. Meeting with Roxana Saberi, American Journalist

7:00 p.m. Host working dinner for His Excellency Dr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority

Photo: Bernat Armangue-pool/Getty Images

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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