Clinton off to West Bank

JERUSALEM - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Israel and the occupied West Bank from March 3 on her first official trip to the region, a senior Palestinian official said yesterday.

JERUSALEM - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Israel and the occupied West Bank from March 3 on her first official trip to the region, a senior Palestinian official said yesterday.

Clinton will visit after attending an international conference in Egypt which plans to rebuild a shattered Gaza after the Israel-Hamas war in December and January, said senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat.

It will be Clinton's first visit to the region since she became President Barack Obama's secretary of state. - Sapa-AFP

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