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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 17, 2005

President to Welcome Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

President Bush will welcome Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House on May 26, 2005. The United States remains committed to the vision of two states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security. President Bush looks forward to discussing with President Abbas a range of bilateral and regional issues, including Gaza Disengagement and efforts to move ahead on the roadmap toward a peace settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.

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