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John kerry abbas in jordan 05 26

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The US Secretary of State said he and Tony Blair are making progress on a plan to develop an independent Palestinian economy.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said the Taliban's newly opened office may have to be closed.
Secretary of State John Kerry abandoned his trip to Abu Dhabi on Saturday to focus on reviving the peace process between Israel and Palestine.
Secretary of State John Kerry made his sixth trip to the Middle East on Tuesday, arriving in Jordan on a resumed push for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
"We have committed to continue the negotiations for nine months, regardless of what happens on the ground," President Abbas told AFP.
"The framework is a basis upon which one could negotiate a final peace treaty," an unidentified senior State Department official told Reuters.
John kerry abbas in jordan 05 26

US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas at the World Economic Forum at the King Hussein Convention Centre in Jordan on May 26, 2013.

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