Obama, Abbas to meet at White House March 17

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama will meet Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on March 17 to talk about Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the White House said on Thursday.


"They will also discuss our continuing effort to work cooperatively to strengthen the institutions that can support the establishment of a Palestinian state," the White House said in a statement.


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with Obama at the White House on Monday. (Reuters)