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Report: Netanyahu Pledges Support for Regional Peace Efforts in Conversation With Kerry

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US Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Wikipedia.

US Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Wikipedia.

In a telephone conversation with Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “said yes” to new efforts led by Egypt and Saudi Arabia for regional progress toward peace, an Israeli television report said.

The call was made on the eve of Friday’s Paris peace summit, and was a factor in the summit’s vague concluding communique, which Kerry helped negotiate, and which did not set a firm date for the international peace conference Paris wants to host by the year’s end, the Channel 2 report said.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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