September 22, 2009

Kerry Statement On President Obama's Trilateral Meeting With PM Netanyahu And President Abbas

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry (D-MA) released the following statement today following President's Obama's trilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas:

"President Obama has shown a commendable commitment to making Middle East peace a priority. I hope that today's meeting between President Obama, Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas is the first step back to the negotiating table—and eventually toward a comprehensive peace. Progress towards peace requires bold steps from all sides. Ultimately, it's up to Israeli, Palestinian and Arab leaders to seize this opportunity and match the President's leadership."

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