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  12/6/2013, Tevet 3, 5774

Kerry: Israel, PA Closer to Peace Deal than in Years


Secretary of State John Kerry of the United States expressed optimism on Friday as he wrapped up his latest visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority, according to Agence France Presse.

Kerry told reporters travelling with his delegation at Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, "I believe we are closer than we have been in years to bringing about the peace and the prosperity and the security that all of the people of this region deserve."