U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel Makes First Trip To Mideast In New Role
In this handout photograph supplied by the Government Press Office of Israel (GPO), U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahu shake hands during a meeting on April 23, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Hagel arrived in Israel at the start of a six-day regional tour, his first since taking over as Pentagon chief two months ago, which was likely to be dominated by concerns over Iran's nuclear programme and Syria's civil war.
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