Statement from Mark Kornblau, Spokesman, United States Mission to the United Nations

Mark Kornblau
Spokesman 
U.S. Mission to the United Nations 
New York, NY
October 22, 2009




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

During a three day trip to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice today visited the West Bank.

Ambassador Rice met with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Fayyad and PLO General Secretary Yaser Abed Rabbo. She also visited Jalazoun Camp in Ramallah, where she spoke with students at the UNRWA Girls School; the Jalazoun health clinic, funded by the US Government; and a USAID emergency jobs program in Bir Zeit.  She also held a roundtable discussion with Palestinian civil society and business leaders, and a discussion at Exalt Technologies focused on the information technology industry.

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PRN: 2009/231