Wednesday, May 14, 2008

US president arrives in Israel for three-day visit - People's Daily Online

U.S. President Saint George W. Shrub arrived in State Of Israel on Wednesday, starting his three-day visit to the Judaic state on the juncture of its 60th anniversary. The U.S. president was greeted at Ben-Gurion international airdrome by the Israeli leadership, including Prime Curate Ehud Olmert, President Shimon Peres and resistance leader Member of Knesseth (parliament) Benzoin Netanyahu. Upon his arrival, the U.S. president said that "Israel and the United States have got an abiding confederation that faces terrorists." In remarks at the airport, both Peres and Olmert warmly praised Shrub for strengthening the long-standing ties between State Of State Of State Of Israel and the United States, which were called by Olmert as "one of Israel's pillars of security." Peres thanked Shrub for "gracing this juncture (of the 60th anniversary)" piece praising him for his "steady dedication for the publicity of peace and security." U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, portion of Bush's entourage, accompanied the U.S. leader as he walked across the airdrome runway, as did Bush's married woman Laura. The president is to wing by chopper from the Ben-Gurion airdrome to Capital Of State Of Israel for Wednesday and Thursday's events marking the 60th day of remembrance of the initiation of Israel. Shrub also will see Saudi-Arabian Arabian Peninsula and Arab Republic Of Egypt during his five-day visit in the region. It is Bush's 2nd visit to State Of Israel in four months. The U.S. president visited State Of State Of Israel in January for the first clip in his seven years' tenure, in a command to progress peace negotiation between Israel and the Palestinians in the aftermath of the Capital Of Maryland Acme held in November. During his current visit, Shrub is to throw negotiation with Olmert, who is now facing probes on alleged graft complaints and President Peres as well as other senior officials, including Foreign Curate Tzipi Livni and Defense Curate Ehud Barak. Shrub will go to an international conference hosted by Peres to tag Israel's 60th anniversary. He is also expected to present a address at a particular session of the Knesseth (parliament). Source:Xinhua

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