Washington (CNN) – Middle East peace talks will be the focus when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Obama on Tuesday, officials from both countries said.
Right now, Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas aren't talking directly. They are communicating only through U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell, who serves as a go-between for negotiations.
Netanyahu told Israeli Cabinet officials Sunday that he was ready to meet with Abbas at any time.
Listen: CNN Radio's Bob Costantini speaks with Aylaya Hasson, a diplomatic analyst from Israeli TV, about the upcoming meeting.
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