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Obama schedule for Wednesday, March 20

March 20, 2013 at 7:13 AM
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WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama arrives in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday for a series of meetings with Israeli leaders, the White House said.

The daily schedule indicates Obama will:

-- Arrive in Tel Aviv and participate in an official arrival ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport. Obama, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres will speak.

-- View an Iron Dome battery.

-- Travel to Jerusalem to the Peres' residence, where he will sign the guest book and take part in a tree-planting ceremony. Afterward, Obama and his delegation will participate in a photo with Peres and his delegation.

-- Participate in a restricted bilateral meeting with Peres.

-- Travel to Netanyahu's residence, where he will take part in a restricted bilateral meeting with Netanyahu then conduct a joint news conference.

-- Attend a working dinner with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

-- Remain overnight in Jerusalem.

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