The President met with President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority in the Oval Office.
The President met with President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt in the Oval Office. Readout
The President delivered a statement to the press in the Rose Garden, announcing the Israelis and Palestinians, after nearly two years, would relaunch direct talks starting September 2, 2010, ""intended to resolve all final status issues. The goal is a settlement, negotiated between the parties, that ends the occupation which began in 1967 and results in the emergence of an independent, democratic and viable Palestinian state, living side by side in peace and security with a Jewish state of Israel and its other neighbors." Transcript Video
The President hosted a working dinner for the visiting leaders in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House.