Clinton Abroad: Pakistan, Israel and Morocco

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is greeted by girls attired in Pakistani national dress upon her arrival to Islamabad, Pakistan on Oct. 28, 2009.

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Clinton, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Farzana Raja, chair of the Benazir Income Support Program, pose with the program’s monthly lottery winners. The program, established in honor of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, awards cash loans of $3,600 for economically disadvantaged families twice a month. Clinton was also on hand to distribute checks among the selected recipients from September’s lottery.

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Clinton, along with senior coordinator for economic and development assistance Robin Raphael, Special Envoy Richard Holbrooke and Ambassador to Pakistan Anne W. Patterson meet with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani at his home in Islamabad.

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At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, Clinton holds a joint press conference with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

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Clinton and her delegation observe a moment of silence at the shrine of Sufi Saint Shah Abdul Latif Kazmi, Bari Imam, near Islamabad.

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Clinton distributing the Langar (free food for devotees) during her visit to the Shrine of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bari Imam.

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Clinton and U.S. Consul General Carmela Conroy unveil the new Consulate General seal at a ceremony at the U.S. Consulate General in Lahore on Oct. 29.

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Clinton meets with Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Quresh at the Governor House in Lahore. A photograph of the late Benazir Bhutto is on the table behind the governor.

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Visiting the historical Badshahi Masjid in Lahore with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

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Clinton meets with former Prime Minister, and leader of the opposition party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif.

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Clinton holds a press briefing with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Oct. 31.

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Clinton, with Special Envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell, meet with Netanyahu and Israeli leaders in Jerusalem.

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Clinton meets with Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman in Jerusalem.

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Clinton and Mitchell meet with Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak.

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Sec. Clinton meets with Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Taib Fassi Fihri in Marrakesh, Morocco, on Nov. 2. Clinton will participate in the VI Forum for the Future, organized by the G8 and the Middle East And Northern Africa (MENA).

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