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Kerry to Meet Abbas in Amman in Bailout Bid for Peace

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry set off this morning for the Jordanian capital to meet Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in hopes of heading off a diplomatic disaster. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters in Europe the goal of the meeting is to “continue to narrow the gaps between the parties.”

Kerry is on a mission to convince Abbas to reverse his position that he has no intention of continuing negotiations with Israel over the U.S. sponsored “framework agreement.”

Nine months of negotiations for a final status agreement have resulted in little more than Israel’s release of 78 PA terrorists and the opening of more roadblocks at pivotal points leading to Arab cities along major arteries in Judea and Samaria as a “good will gesture” to jump start the talks.

No significant negotiations have taken place since November 2013 despite the move.

Abbas made his position clear at the Arab League summit yesterday in Kuwait, saying the PA did not need new agreements that would be “buried” by Israel through reservations and preconditions. The PA leader has continued to maintain his insistence that Israel pull back to the 1949 Armistice line. Both the PA and the Arab League have refused to recognize Israel as a Jewish State – a red line for Israel in the negotiations – and both insist the PA create its desired independent state on “all the territories that were occupied in 1967.”

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11 Responses to “Kerry to Meet Abbas in Amman in Bailout Bid for Peace”

  1. Yori Mendel says:

    Face it Antisemitic Kerry, you and your Arab brothers failed to pull the “Wool over Jewish Eye’s.”

  2. Is this really a surprise? The Arab terrorists, invaders and occupiers will never give up their agenda of wiping out Israel.

  3. Jean Perles says:

    UDEE,SAMARIA,
    PART INDIVISIBLE OF ISRAEL
    THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A PALESTINIAN PEOPLE! THEY HAVE NO RIGHTS TO THE HOMELAND OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE »
    JERUSALEM, CAPITAL INDIVISIBLE DE L’ETAT JUIF

  4. Do us all a favor and bail out of a plane

  5. Yori Mendel says:

    May they meet each other at Ten Paces, with Loaded Pistols, or better yet with an Ouzi.

  6. Alfredo Raphael Hay Dawan says:

    Mr. Abbas,
    I don't think You are victorious that will allow You to dictate
    Peace conditions to Israel as

  7. Alfredo Raphael Hay Dawan says:

    Mr. Abbas,
    Be hard so that You will loose

  8. Alan Kardon says:

    I think Israel should declare the same thing as the PA. That “all the territories that were won from the invasion of Arabs in 1967.” become part of Israel.

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