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  11/27/2012, Kislev 13, 5773

Barak Off to the US; Will Meet Clinton and Panetta

Defense Minister Ehud Barak is scheduled to fly to the United States, Tuesday, to take part in the Saban Forum, hosted by the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. While in the U.S., Barak will hold a round of diplomatic and security meetings. Among those he will meet with are Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.

Homefront Defense Minister Avi Dichter is expected to fill in during Barak's absence.