Israel’s foreign minister is due to travel Thursday to the United States on his first official trip since his appointment to the post. Silvan Shalom is due to hold meetings with senior U.S. administration officials. The talks come a week before representatives of the diplomatic “Quartet” — the United States, European Union, United Nations and Russia — are due to meet to discuss how to advance their “road map” aimed at jump-starting Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
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