John Kerry and Mahmoud Abbas

July 28, 2013 - 7:38 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry and Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas speak to reporters after a meeting in Ramallah on Sunday, June 30, 2013. PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat, standing center rear, will head the P.A. delegation at talks due to begin in Washington on Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)