Kerry to travel to West Bank to meet with Abbas

July 19, 2013 13:53

RAMALLAH - US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the West Bank to meet with Palestinian leaders on Friday, US and Palestinian officials said, in a last-minute diplomatic flurry aimed at resuming peace talks with Israel.

"Secretary Kerry will travel to Ramallah this afternoon to meet with President Abbas," a senior State Department official said in Amman, the Jordanian capital where Kerry is at present."It seemed Kerry wanted to hear more from the (Palestinian Authority) president," a senior Palestinian official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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