Middle East

Kerry Visits Israel, West Bank Amid Frustration Over Peace Talksi
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November 05, 2013 7:24 PM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Israel for separate meetings Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. He hopes to press forward with a recently-revived peace initiative. As VOA's Scott Bobb reports from Jerusalem, however, both sides' positions seemingly remain far apart.

Kerry Visits Israel, West Bank Amid Frustration Over Peace Talks

Published November 05, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Israel for separate meetings Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. He hopes to press forward with a recently-revived peace initiative. As VOA's Scott Bobb reports from Jerusalem, however, both sides' positions seemingly remain far apart.


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