Kerry Says 'Final Status' Israel-Palestine Deal Necessary

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Reuters
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday it was critical that Israeli and Palestinian negotiators work toward a final status agreement.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) meets with Israel's President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem November 6, 2013.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday it was critical that Israeli and Palestinian negotiators work toward a final status agreement.

Kerry, speaking to journalists at a news conference in Jordan, said "significant progress" had been made in some areas of concern during the talks.