Kerry Calls Netanyahu, Abbas to Discuss Diplomatic Process

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon and Yoni Dayan - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry phoned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and PA President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday to discuss the diplomatic process. Kerry is expected to visit the region on his first trip abroad in the middle of the month. The State Department said Kerry "underscored his personal commitment and that of President Obama to support Israel's security and to pursue a lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians." Kerry and Netanyahu also spoke about Iran and Syria. The calls followed Kerry's phone conversation Saturday with President Shimon Peres.

2013-02-04 00:00:00

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