US 'no problem' with 'thoughtful' Palestinian bid: Kerry

US Secretary of State, John Kerry speaks during a news conference at the US Embassy in London, on December 16, 2014The United States has “no problem” with Palestinians putting a draft resolution to the UN aiming to boost their hopes for statehood, providing it doesn’t heighten tensions, top US diplomat John Kerry said Wednesday. Kerry only returned Wednesday from a whirlwind three-day trip to Europe seeking to head off a showdown at the United Nations as the Palestinians seek to push their hopes of statehood to the top of the diplomatic agenda. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki refused to respond to Palestinian claims that Kerry had told Erakat that Washington would veto a resolution, which the Palestinians said they had asked Jordan to submit on their behalf.

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