Mideast peace to be done 'right' not rushed

Resuming frozen negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians must be done 'right' rather than being rushed, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday after three days of talks with the region's leaders.

"Each of the leaders that I met with assured me that they will put their best effort into trying to move forward," he said, adding: "Doing it right is more important than doing it quickly."

Speaking to reporters shortly before taking off for London, Kerry said he held "very constructive talks" with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, saying each had "made very serious and well-constructed suggestions on what the road forward might look like."

He said each party was committed to continuing "our intensive discussions, with the belief that they are constructive and they are in good faith."