March 20th, 2013
07:23 AM ET
8 years ago

Obama makes first trip to Israel as president

Jerusalem (CNN) - U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Israel on Wednesday as concerns about Iran's nuclear progress percolate.

The trip, his first to the country as president, is part of his sweep across the Middle East, which will include visits to the West Bank and Jordan.


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  1. Rudy NYC

    Is it coincidence that Netanyahu's re-election, and ability to form a viable coalition, seemed to be totally in doubt until this trip by Pres. Obama was announced? Did anyone else notice that?

    March 20, 2013 08:20 am at 8:20 am |