RAMALLAH, West Bank - Israel and the Palestinians are making progress
towards reaching a framework peace agreement but they are not there yet,
US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters on Saturday.
was speaking after about three hours of talks with Palestinian
Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, the Palestinian seat of
government in the West Bank.
Kerry is on his tenth trip to the
region in the past year as he seeks to secure a peace deal. He said he
would visit Saudi Arabia on Sunday to discuss the talks with King