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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 20, 2013. In Israel, with Netanyahu, Peres

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 19, 2013

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013

On Wednesday, the President will arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel and participate in an official arrival ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport. The President, Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Peres will deliver remarks. The arrival ceremony is open press.

While at Ben Gurion International Airport, the President will view an Iron Dome Battery. There will be travel pool coverage of the President's visit to the Iron Dome Battery.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Jerusalem to the residence of President Shimon Peres of Israel where he will sign the guest book and take part in a tree planting ceremony. Afterwards, the President and his delegation will participate in a photo with President Peres and his delegation. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President's arrival and guest book signing and travel pool coverage of the tree planting ceremony. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the photo.

While at the residence of President Peres, the President will participate in a restricted bilateral meeting with President Peres. Afterwards, the President and President Peres will deliver statements. The restricted bilateral meeting will be closed press, and there will be travel pool coverage of the statements to the press.

In the evening, the President will travel to Prime Minister Netanyahu's residence. There will be limited pre-set pool coverage of the President's arrival at the residence as well as the guest book signing. While at the residence, the President will take part in a closed-press restricted bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu before holding a press conference with Prime Minister Netanyahu. This press conference will be open to credentialed correspondents.

At night, the President will attend a working dinner with Prime Minister Netanyahu. This dinner is closed press.

The President will remain overnight in Jerusalem.

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: New York Times

Radio: NPR

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12:25PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Tel Aviv, Israel

Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel

Open Press

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT takes part in an official arrival ceremony

Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel

Open Press

1:30PM THE PRESIDENT views an Iron Dome Battery

Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel

Travel Pool Coverage

4:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the residence of President Peres and signs the guest book

President's Residence, Jerusalem

Pre-Set Pool Coverage

4:10PM THE PRESIDENT participates in a tree planting ceremony

President's Residence, Jerusalem

Travel Pool Coverage

4:15PM THE PRESIDENT and his delegation participate in a photo with President Peres and his delegation

President's Residence, Jerusalem

Pre-Set Pool Coverage

4:25PM THE PRESIDENT and President Peres of Israel hold a restricted bilateral meeting

President's Residence, Jerusalem

Closed Press

5:05PM THE PRESIDENT and President Peres of Israel deliver statements to the press

President's Residence, Jerusalem

Travel Pool Coverage

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the residence of Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel and signs the guest book

Prime Minister's Residence, Jerusalem

Limited Pre-Set Pool Coverage

5:45PM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Netanyahu hold a restricted bilateral meeting

Prime Minister's Residence, Jerusalem

Closed Press

8:05PM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Netanyahu hold a press conference

Prime Minister's Residence, Jerusalem

Open to Pre-Credentialed Correspondents

8:50PM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Netanyahu meet for a working dinner

Prime Minister's Residence, Jerusalem

Closed Press

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