Obama, Netanyahu to meet in March

President Barack Obama with President Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office on September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC.

(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.

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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