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Kerry Returning to Ramallah

United States Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ramallah from Amman, Jordan to meet Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Friday, according to a PA official cited by Agence France Presse"Kerry will go at 3:00 pm today to meet Abbas, travelling by Jordanian helicopter," the official told AFP on condition of anonymity. This was confirmed by a senior State Department official.

Kerry was scheduled to fly home following a meeting with chief PA negotiator Saeb Erekat in Amman. The announcement of the return to Ramallah followed a second, unscheduled meeting with Dr. Erekat.

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