(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Office)
 
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday evening (18 March 2010) and clarified Israeli policy. The Prime Minister suggested reciprocal Israeli and Palestinian Authority confidence-building measures in Judea and Samaria to the Secretary. This response by the Prime Minister to the Secy. of State received the unanimous support of the seven-member ministerial forum.
 
Secy. of State Clinton informed Prime Minister Netanyahu that US envoy George Mitchell will arrive for meetings in Israel on Sunday, 21 March 2010, ahead of the Prime Minister’s departure for Washington.