George Mitchell
Special Envoy for Middle East Peace
January 30, 2009

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Date: 01/30/2009 Description: Special Envoy George Mitchell meets with Israeli Opposition Leader Binyamin Netanyahu at the King David Hotel, Jerusalem. State Dept PhotoPresident Obama has expressed his deep concern about the recent loss of life and the substantial suffering in Gaza. I am pleased to announce that this week the president directed the use of another $20.3 million to provide emergency food and medical assistance to the wounded and displaced in Gaza.