JERUSALEM: US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Palestine and Israel to ease out their tensions in West Bank and Jerusalem for regional peace.
John Kerry met with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas on Sunday and discussed the regional situation.
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Kerry urged both countries to move towards a two state solution to end the conflict.
State Department spokesperson said “The secretary continued to urge for calm and a decrease in violence, incitement and inflammatory rhetoric.”
At least 176 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces claimed to carrying out attacks on them since October last year.
While 27 Israeli soldiers and two foreigners died in attacks by Palestinians.
France offered a proposal for peace in Middle East which was accepted by Palestine but refused by Israel .