Saturday, March 22, 2008

Update on John McCain's Trip Abroad

(pictured above Senator John McCain with Senator Joseph Lieberman pray at the Wailing or Western Wall in Jerusalem)

John McCain's Trip Abroad
McCain '08 March 21, 2008 Update

John McCain traveled on official Senate business this week to the Middle East and Europe. He was joined by fellow Armed Services Committee members, Senators Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham.

In Iraq, John McCain met with General David Petraeus and other military leaders, toured Baghdad and talked with both Iraqi and American service members. This was John McCain's eighth official trip to Iraq since 2003.

While in Israel, he met with the country's leaders and promoted peace talks between Israel and Palestine. He also traveled throughout the country, visiting Sderot, the Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem's Western Wall, the Gaza Strip, and other historic sites.

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and John McCain met to discuss Iraq, climate change and the global economy. John McCain will meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris before he returns to the United States.

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