Jerusalem, Israel - State of
JOSPIN AND BARAK AT START OF OFFICAL VISIT TO ISRAEL.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin (R) meet in Jerusalem February 24. France hopes to boost its relations with the Jewish State and increase French involvement in Middle East peacemaking. Jospin will also visit Palestinian-ruled areas in the West Bank and Gaza Strip as part of his trip.