For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 17, 2003
President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister Abbas to Washington
Statement by the Press Secretary
Visit by Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas
President Bush will welcome Palestinian Prime Minister Abbas to Washington for a meeting and working lunch on July 25. This will be the President's first meeting with the Prime Minister in Washington. The President is committed to his vision of two states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security; and he looks forward to discussing with Prime Minister Abbas the path forward toward realization of this vision.
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