Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni left for a working visit in the U.S. which will focus on the situation in the Palestinian Authority following the electoral victory of Hamas, the issue of Iran’s nuclear program, and the situation along Israel’s northern border.

 FM Livni departs for working visit in U.S.

 

FM Livni meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II in Washington, Feb 7, 2006 (Photo: Shahar Azran)

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni left last night (February 6) for a working visit in the United States. In the course of her visit she will hold a series of meetings in Washington DC and New York. Foreign Minister Livni will meet with Vice President Richard Cheney, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, as well as with leading US Senators and Congressmen. In New York, she will meet with United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and with leaders of the American Jewish community.

Foreign Minister Livni will focus in her meetings on the situation in the Palestinian Authority following the electoral victory of Hamas, the issue of Iran’s nuclear program, and the situation along Israel’s northern border.