"For President Obama, for me, and for this entire administration, our commitment to Israel's security and Israel's future is rock solid."
- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in prepared statements for AIPAC convention“We want to reaffirm that the relationship between the United States and Israel is strong and enduring, that our commitment to Israel’s security is unshakeable and unbreakable. And that’s the way it’s going to remain,” Mitchell said before meeting with the prime minister in Jerusalem.
- US envoy George Mitchell, meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before his departure to Washington
“It’s obvious that the Israeli government does not want peace. Nor does it want negotiations [with the Palestinians].”
- Nabil Abu Rudaineh, spokesman for PA President Mahmoud Abbas