Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:53 GMT

Abbas: US peace efforts have failed 'so far'

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Speaking in Paris after talks this week with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told journalists:

"So far the Americans have not been able to put these ideas into a framework, even if the efforts are extremely serious." After meeting with Abbas, French President Francois Hollande said he had underlined the need "to reach an agreed framework for negotiations in a timely manner."

Abbas met with Kerry twice in Paris this week in what a US official described as "constructive" talks
Abbas: US peace efforts have failed 'so far'