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John Kerry reaches out to Middle East leaders

Vows to pursue peace agreement

John Kerry, the new secretary of state, called Israeli and Palestinian leaders during the weekend, assuring them the Obama administration will continue to pursue a Middle East peace agreement while recognizing the individual concerns on both sides.

Kerry told Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his and the president’s commitment to support Israel’s security and to pursue a lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Netanyahu updated Kerry on his work to form a new government.

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