Palestinians In Talks Ultimatum As Kerry Meets Netanyahu

Palestinians In Talks Ultimatum As Kerry Meets Netanyahu

Via AFP:

The Palestinians on Monday gave Washington's top diplomat just 24 hours to resolve a major crisis with Israel over prisoners as he flew in to salvage the crisis-hit peace talks.

After landing at Tel Aviv airport at 1600 GMT, US Secretary of State John Kerry headed straight to Jerusalem for a two-hour meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

But a late-night meeting in Ramallah with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was cancelled, sources on both sides said, without giving a reason.

Instead, Kerry was holding talks at his Jerusalem hotel with chief Palestinian negot...

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