Netanyahu set for White House visit Sept. 30

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House Sept. 30, the White House said Tuesday.

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Netanyahu and President Obama will discuss the Israel-Palestinian peace process, as well as recent developments in Iran and Syria, press secretary Jay Carney said.

"They'll be discussing a range of topics as they always do," Carney said.

The world leaders are likely to focus their conversations on the peace talks that were restarted over the summer during negotiations brokered by Secretary of State John Kerry. 

Kerry visited Israel over the weekend; during the trip, he told Israeli leaders that the United States remained committed to preventing Iran from securing nuclear weapons.

"We cannot have hollow words in the conduct of international affairs, because that affects all other issues, whether Iran or North Korea or others,” Kerry said.

The Israeli prime minister will be in the United States for a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly later this month.