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  6/2/2014, Sivan 4, 5774

Report: Kerry and Abbas to Meet in Jordan


United States Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to start a two-day visit to Jordan Wednesday, where he will meet with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, Jordanian daily newspaper al-Arab al-Yawm reported Sunday.

The report, cited by the Ma’an news agency, quoted a "high-profile" Jordanian official as saying that Abbas and Kerry will discuss the currently suspended PA-Israeli peace talks, the ongoing unity talks between Hamas and Fatah, and the expected unity government, among other issues.