Obama to push Mideast peace talks

Austin American-Statesman - - WORLD & NATION - Com­piled from wire re­ports

WASHINGTON — Pres­i­dent Barack Obama will try to ac­cel­er­ate the prospects of Is­raeliPales­tinian peace talks when he meets next week with Is­raeli Prime Min­is­ter Ben­jamin Ne­tanyahu, White House of­fi­cials said. “We be­lieve there are op­por­tu­ni­ties to … al­low the sides to take that next step to the di­rect talks,” said Daniel Shapiro, the Na­tional Se­cu­rity Coun­cil’s se­nior Mideast di­rec­tor.

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