Thursday, July 28, 2016

Kerry and Abbas to discuss 'two-state solution'

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss progress toward a two-state solution, the State Department said Thursday, according to AFP.

"The secretary is not looking at trying to make progress based on a fixed date on the calendar," spokesman John Kirby was quoted as having told reporters.

Instead, Kerry will speak with "Abbas about prospects for a two-state solution, and trying to make meaningful progress to create the conditions...where that solution can be more successfully pursued," Kirby explained. READ MORE