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Obama to Discuss Mideast Negotiations with Mahmoud Abbas

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama will meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the Oval Office on Monday.

“The president looks forward to reviewing with President Abbas the progress in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations,” according to the White House. “They will also discuss our continuing effort to work cooperatively to strengthen the institutions that can support the establishment of a Palestinian state.”  

Monday's meeting comes two weeks after Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu at the White House.

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