Bush Names General to Monitor Mideast Roadmap

[Reuters] President Bush has named Lt. Gen. William Fraser to monitor Israeli and Palestinian implementation of the Roadmap peace plan, the White House said on Thursday. Fraser, who has served as assistant to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, was asked by Bush to "serve as the head of the monitoring mechanism for ensuring implementation of the Roadmap," said Stephen Hadley, the White House national security adviser. In Ramallah Thursday, Bush said: "We have agreed to a trilateral process and want to help the Israelis and the Palestinians resolve their differences over Roadmap issues."

2008-01-11 01:00:00

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