U.S.-Palestine Relations

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke to the press after their meeting in Ramallah in the West… read more

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke to the press after their meeting in Ramallah in the West Bank. Secretary Clinton told reporters that the Palestinian Authority was “the only legitimate government of the Palestinian people.” She also expressed support for humanitarian aid to Gaza residents and building a comprehensive two-state solution. This was her first trip to the Middle East as secretary of State.

Portions in Arabic translated into English. 

Coverage courtesy of Ramattan News Agency. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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U.S.-Palestine Relations

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Program ID:
284424-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
First Aired:
Mar 4, 2009
Last Aired:
Mar 5, 2009

Airing Details

  • Mar 04, 2009 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2009 | 2:54am EST | C-SPAN 2

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