Robert Gates meets with Ehud Barak (8 images)

Updated: July 27, 2009 at 11:06 AM
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US Defence Secretary Robert Gates (L) and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak hold a joint press conference at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on July 27, 2009. Gates arrived in Israel on a US push to jump start Middle East peace talks with Washington's peace envoy George Mitchell also on whistlestop regional tour. (UPI Photo/Jack Guez/Pool)
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