US Secy of State John Kerry attacked the Netanyahu administration in his farewell speech at the State Department.
'I urge Secretary Kerry and the Administration not to set forth a formula, which will inevitably disadvantage Israel in any negotiation.'
'John Kerry is a stain on American foreign policy who is ignorant of the issues.'
Kerry advised Erekat the PA should ask for parameters to a forced permanent solution, after discussion with the Saudis, who a few years ago had advanced a two-state based Middle East peace resolution.
Netanyahu's spokesman David Keys said Israel has ironclad information that the Obama administration helped craft the anti-settlements UNSC resolution.
Dear Mr Kerry, saying that the majority of violence is where the settlements are is like saying most traffic accidents take place on roads. Your logic is classic victim-blaming.
John Kerry's rant at the Saban Forum was fascinating in that it illuminated everything that is wrong with the supporters of the two-state solution peace process.
Thank God, only two more months of this remain…
The source noted that, despite their "dissatisfaction" with these requests, the PA leadership will restrain itself and avoid any UNSC move until after the elections.
The meeting was called by member states Egypt, Venezuela, Malaysia, Senegal and Angola, and was pushed by the PA delegation.
Kerry responded by saying the Administration has not yet made its decision on this matter — which is probably what he would have said if he didn't want an Obama anti-Israel move to hit the news before the election.
PM Netanyahu informs US Secy of State Kerry that Amona residents will move to another settlement if they must be expelled.
On Wednesday, the State Department “strongly condemned” the resettling of Amona's Jews, in an angry press release reminiscent of the Days Secretary John Kerry was first realizing there was no Nobel Peace Prize for him for fathering a new Palestinian State.
PA leader Mahmoud Abbas submits a request to attend the funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres.
Kerry is in the midst of his final attempt to shape the Israel-PA conflict resolution in his image, and he has been going at it with everything he has including the kitchen sink.
Eighty thousand Aleppo residents starve as their fate is determined by which side blinks first in a game of chicken played in a ceasefire.
US Secy of State John Kerry tries to keep the dying embers of talks alive with the PA in Paris.
Erekat has raised the flame under his attacks on Israel for its audacious killing of Arab terrorists, looking to link it in the Europeans' minds the horror Arab terrorists are inflicting on their civilian population.
Secretary of State John Kerry said this week that “Nobody pretends that some of the challenges we have with Iran have somehow been wiped away."
Since he has managed to expand his ruling coalition from 61 to 67 members, Netanyahu has been speaking freely about his desire for a regional political move.
There is a dispute between the professional echelon in the defense ministry and Prime Minister Netanyahu over the American proposal.
"The worst thing you can do is engage in trying to point fingers at one group or one form of sectarianism or another," said Kerry
Every terror group linked with Hamas in Judea, Samaria and Gaza has rejected the "French initiative" - as has Israel.
On the eve of the French peace conference to help foster peace between Israelis and the Palestinian Authority, Director-General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry Dore Gold is less than optimistic.
MK Avigdor Liberman rocked the political establishment by agreeing to become the defense minister.
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