Obama, Palestinians' Abbas to meet at White House March 17

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President Barack Obama will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on March 17 to talk about Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the White House said on Thursday, Reuters reported.

"They will also discuss our continuing effort to work cooperatively to strengthen the institutions that can support the establishment of a Palestinian state," the White House said in a statement.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with Obama at the White House on Monday.

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