Kerry condemns Palestinian attacks as he meets Israel PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and US Secretary of State John Kerry shake hands before their meeting in Jerusalem, on November 24, 2015US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed strong support for Israel and condemned a wave of Palestinian attacks Tuesday as he met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to ease weeks of violence. Arriving with scant hopes for a major breakthrough, Kerry discussed with Netanyahu ways of calming tensions and planned to do the same later in the day with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Ramallah. “Clearly, no people anywhere should live with daily violence, with attacks in the streets, with knives, with scissors, cars,” Kerry told reporters at Netanyahu’s office ahead of talks with the Israeli prime minister.

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