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Trump to host Palestinian President Abbas on May 3 - White House
April 19, 2017 / 4:29 PM / 7 months ago

Trump to host Palestinian President Abbas on May 3 - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will host Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Washington on May 3, the White House said on Wednesday.

FILE PHOTO: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds a news conference in Brussels, Belgium, March 27, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman

“They will use the visit to reaffirm the commitment of both the United States and Palestinian leadership to pursuing and ultimately concluding a conflict-ending settlement between the Palestinians and Israel,” White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters.

Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Washington Newsroom; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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