Kerry, Abbas to meet in Paris

2014-02-17 22:21
Israeli soldiers and Jewish settlers are seen during clashes between Israeli settlers and Palestinians near a Jewish settlement. (File, AP)

Israeli soldiers and Jewish settlers are seen during clashes between Israeli settlers and Palestinians near a Jewish settlement. (File, AP)

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Ramallah - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will meet US Secretary of State John Kerry in Paris Wednesday to discuss peace talks with Israel, a senior Palestinian official told AFP Monday.

The official said Abbas would leave for France on Tuesday for the meeting, which he said had been requested by Kerry who is currently in Abu Dhabi.

The top US diplomat has spent months trying to get the two sides to agree on a framework for resolving their decades-old conflict, but the negotiations have shown little sign of progress, with each side blaming the other.

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