Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this evening spoke with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and clarified Israeli policy.  The Prime Minister suggested to the Secretary reciprocal Israeli and Palestinian Authority confidence-building measures in Judea and Samaria. This response by the Prime Minister to the Secy. of State received the unanimous support of the seven-member ministerial forum last night.

Secy. of State Clinton informed Prime Minister Netanyahu that [former] Senator George Mitchell will arrive for meetings in Israel this Sunday, 21.3.10, ahead of the Prime Minister’s departure for Washington.