Secretary Clinton Meets With Palestinian President Abbas

Posted by DipNote Bloggers
September 16, 2010

Secretary Clinton met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today in Ramallah. Secretary Clinton said:

"Thank you very much, Mr. President, for not only receiving me here again in Ramallah with such warmth among now friends, but for your leadership and your commitment to peace for the Palestinian people. And as President Abbas said, the United States and all of us, led by President Obama, are very committed and determined to work toward a peace agreement through direct negotiations that leads to an independent, sovereign, viable Palestinian state that realizes the aspirations of the Palestinian people."

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