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Kerry tells Netanyahu: 'You're affecting the ability to make peace'

The outgoing statesman spoke in conversation with 'New York Times' columnist Thomas Friedman on stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

John Kerry standing among foreign ministers at Paris peace conference
Comment: The pitiable, pathetic Paris peace parley

"Well done, gentlemen. We get the point. You really, really don’t like settlements, you have problems with Israel and you hate Prime Minister Netanyahu’s guts."

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Kerry to Netanyahu: US won't support new UN resolution after Paris parley

Netanyahu told Kerry that damage has already been done to Israel by the anti-settlement resolution that the US allowed to pass in the Security Council last month.

15/01/2017
Rex Tillerson
Tillerson criticizes Kerry's approach to Israel, vowing a different path

President-elect Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson also warned of weaknesses in the Iran nuclear deal.

US Secretary of State John Kerry
Recapping tenure, Kerry owns Iran deal, distances himself from Syria and Israel

"...we worked very hard to restart negotiations between the two sides... Unfortunately, the parties were not willing to make the difficult choices necessary to move forward with the negotiations."

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Sr. US official: Israel did not see positive aspects of Kerry speech

According to the official, there is much in the principles set out by Kerry that Israel could perceive as “gains and wins.”

05/01/2017
John Kerry Israel
Don’t blame your tools, Mr. Kerry

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was furious, launching a tirade of abuse, speaking of betrayal and a fundamental bias against Israel.

US SECRETARY of State John Kerry meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah in 2013.
UN vote and Kerry speech will impede prospects for peace

Responsible leaders on both sides should collaborate to dial down the rhetoric and prevent Israel from becoming a political football.

US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry land at Ben Gurion Airport.
Parting Shot: Avoiding the problem

But eventually, even after pointing out the flaws in everyone else, the spotlight needs to turn inward. What kind of Israel do we want in the future?

29/12/2016
John Kerry
An Un-American decision

My immediate anger and disgust with this American abstention led me to very uncomfortably feel proud to be un-American.

29/12/2016
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