Rudd on his way to Israel

February 25, 2011 Agencies
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Australian Foreign Minister leaves the country today on a visit to South Africa, Europe and the Middle East which will include meetings in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

Kevin Rudd meets Noam and Aviva Shalit, parents of Gilad pic: Mati Miltstein

He is expected to underline Australia’s call for progress towards a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict and will repeat the call when he visits Jordan.