French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner says he hopes political uncertainty in Israel and the US won't hurt Mideast peace efforts.
Kouchner is in the region for talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials. He met with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and other Israeli leaders in Jerusalem on Sunday.
Kouchner says he was told of "real progress" in peacemaking during his talks. But he says he fears that everyone is waiting for the Israeli and US political situations to clear up. The US presidential election is less than a month away, and Olmert is preparing to step down as prime minister.
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