Press Statement
Robert Wood
Acting Department Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 24, 2009

Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell will travel to the Middle East and Europe from February 23 to March 4. On this trip, Special Envoy Mitchell will meet with senior officials to discuss the peace process as part of our ongoing efforts to actively and aggressively seek a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians, as well as between Israel and its other Arab neighbors. Special Envoy Mitchell will also join Secretary Clinton in Egypt for the March 2 Donors Conference for Gaza recovery.

PRN: 2009/150