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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama to Welcome Israeli President Shimon Peres to the White House

The President will welcome Israeli President Shimon Peres to the White House for a working lunch on April 5, 2011.  The President looks forward to discussing with President Peres the full range of issues of common concern, including U.S.-Israeli security cooperation, recent developments across the Middle East, and the pursuit of peace between Israel and its neighbors.  The President last received President Peres at the White House in May 2009.