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White House: Obama to visit Israel in the spring

US President Barack Obama, who did not visit Israel during his first term in office, is expected to visit the Jewish state in the spring, the White House told Reuters.

 

The White House said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Obama discussed the visit during a phone conversation held six days after the elections in Israel. Channel 10 said Obama will arrive in Israel on March 20. (Attila Somfalvi, Reuters)