Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Office of the Spokesperson
Paris, France
July 30, 2016

The following is attributable to Spokesperson John Kirby:

Secretary Kerry met in Paris today with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.‎

The Secretary and President Abbas discussed regional challenges and constructive ideas for the way forward to support our shared goal of a two state solution. ‎

Secretary Kerry stressed the United States’ commitment to this issue, and they agreed on the importance of continuing to work with key partners to advance the prospects for peace while opposing all efforts that would undermine that goal.