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U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he disembarks from Air Force One upon his arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv March 20, 2013. Obama said at the start of his first official visit to Israel on Wednesday that the U.S. commitment to the security of the Jewish state was rock solid and that peace must come to the Holy Land.

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U.S. President Barack Obama introduces Secretary of State John Kerry to Israel's President Shimon Peres during a bilateral meeting in Jerusalem, March 20, 2013. Obama said at the start of his first official visit to Israel on Wednesday that the U.S. commitment to the security of the Jewish state was rock solid and that peace must come to the Holy Land.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Israel's President Shimon Peres (L) pose for a photo with Israeli children during a welcoming ceremony at Peres' residence in Jerusalem March 20, 2013. Making his first official visit to Israel, Obama pledged on Wednesday unwavering commitment to the security of the Jewish State where concern over a nuclear-armed Iran has clouded U.S.-Israeli relations.

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U.S. President Barack Obama walks in the garden of Israel's President Shimon Peres (L) in Jerusalem, March 20, 2013. Making his first official visit to Israel, U.S. President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday unwavering commitment to the security of the Jewish State where concern over a nuclear-armed Iran has clouded U.S.-Israeli relations.

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President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu huddle during their joint news conference in Jerusalem, Israel,Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

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U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem, March 20, 2013. Making his first official visit to Israel, Obama pledged on Wednesday unwavering commitment to the security of the Jewish State where concern over a nuclear-armed Iran has clouded U.S.-Israeli relations.

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A Palestinian protesters holds a placard during a demonstration against U.S. President Barack Obama's visit in the West Bank city of Ramallah March 21, 2013. Around 150 Palestinians chanted slogans against Obama on Thursday and marched to the main government compound where Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas was receiving him.

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Greenpeace activists place a large banner on a rail bridge at the entrance to Jerusalem, Thursday, March 21, 2013.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) shake hands at a news conference at the Muqata Presidential Compound in the West Bank City of Ramallah March 21, 2013.

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An employee cleans the red carpet before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama at the Muqata presidential compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah March 21, 2013. After an effusive welcome in Israel, Obama travelled to the occupied West Bank on Thursday for talks with Palestinian leaders who accuse him of sidelining their dream of statehood.

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U.S. President Barack Obama greets Palestinian children during his visit to the Al Bireh Youth Center in Ramallah March 21, 2013.

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A Palestinian slaps a shoe on a picture of U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest against his visit, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip March 21, 2013. Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip landed on Thursday in a southern Israeli border town that Obama mentioned in a speech on his arrival in Israel a day earlier.

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A Palestinian girl stands near a picture of U.S. President Barack Obama and American and Israeli flags on the ground during a protest against Obama's visit, in Gaza City March 21, 2013. Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip landed on Thursday in a southern Israeli border town that Obama mentioned in a speech on his arrival in Israel a day earlier.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu eat Matzo bread delivered to them by miniature robots as they tour a technology expo at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem March 21, 2013.

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US President Barack Obama views the Dead Sea Scrolls with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, not pictured, at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Israel, Thursday, March 21, 2013. After a visit to Israel's national museum to inspect the Dead Sea Scrolls, which highlight the Jewish people's ancient connection to the land that is now Israel, Obama headed to the West Bank to tell the Palestinians that the creation of a Palestinian state remains a priority for his administration.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) pose for a photo with Palestinian children during a welcoming ceremony in the West Bank city of Ramallah March 21, 2013. Taking a diplomatic detour from his first official visit to Israel, Obama traveled to the West Bank on Thursday for talks with Palestinian leaders who accuse him of letting Israel ride rough-shod over their dream of statehood.

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President Barack Obama, right, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, front left, walk along to red carpet for a troop review during an arrival ceremony as Obama arrives at the Muqata Presidential Compound Thursday, March 21, 2013, in the West Bank town of Ramallah.

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President Barack Obama gestures during his speech at the Jerusalem Convention Center in Jerusalem, Israel, Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Students listen to U.S. President Barack Obama talk at the Jerusalem Convention Center in Jerusalem, March 21, 2013. President Obama, delivering a keynote speech to Israeli students, said on Thursday that continued settlement activity was "counterproductive" to peace and urged Israelis to accept the Palestinians' right to self-determination.

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