Israel's Livni rules out Turkey role in talks -- for now

Israel's lead peace negotiator Tzipi Livi on Sunday ruled out Turkey taking an immediate role in reviving peace talks with the Palestinians, shortly before US Secretary of State John Kerry flew in.

Asked if Turkey could play an important role in the peace process -- an idea raised by Kerry at a press conference earlier the same day in Istanbul -- she told public radio: "The idea is interesting, but it could take time."