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Obama, Netanyahu to meet in March

By CNN staff
updated 12:13 PM EST, Wed February 12, 2014
President Barack Obama with President Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office on September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC.
President Barack Obama with President Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office on September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC.

(CNN) -- (CNN) -- President Barack Obama will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on March 3, the White House said Wednesday.

They will discuss Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. The administration has been working with both sides to forge a peace agreement.

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Iran will be on the agenda. World powers reached an interim agreement with Iran in November on its nuclear program. Israel -- along with other nations -- long has been concerned over Iran developing nuclear weaponry.

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