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H: NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reports from Jerusalem.
LOURDES GARCIA: While the exact details of the offer aren't being publicized, after the meeting in Moscow, Secretary of state Clinton said U.S. envoy George Mitchell will be returning to the region this weekend to push for indirect talks brokered by the U.S.
HILLARY CLINTON: What I heard from the prime minister in response to the request we made was useful and productive, and we are continuing our discussions with him and his government.
GARCIA: In her statements today, Secretary Clinton said the bond between the two countries remains in place.
CLINTON: Our relationship is ongoing, it is deep and broad. It is, you know, strong and enduring.
GARCIA: Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, NPR News, Jerusalem.
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