US envoy in Israel to Rivlin: Obama will soon visit Israel

July 5, 2011 13:52

US President Barack Obama will visit Israel soon, US ambassador to Israel James P. Cunningham told Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday.

"The president wants to visit and he will do so," Cunningham told Rivlin. He did not specify a date for the visit, but said it is on Obama's agenda.

Cunningham will be resigning from his post after serving as ambassador for three years.

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