Olmert updates US House of Reps chairman on peace negotations

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert met with US House of Representative Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard L. Berman, according to a statement put out by the Prime Minister's Office. Olmert updated Berman on peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, as well as the indirect negotiations Turkey is mediating between Israel and Syria. The statement also said that the two spoke of the continued rocket barrage on the South from the Gaza Strip, and the Iranian nuclear threat.