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  3/17/2014, Adar Bet 15, 5774

Kerry Urges Abbas to 'Make Tough Decisions'

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday "to make the tough decisions that will be necessary" before an April 29 deadline for a peace deal with Israel, Reuters reported, citing a U.S. official.

Kerry’s comments were made during a meeting with Abbas in Washington, a day before the PA Chairman will meet President Barack Obama at the White House.