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Kerry opens Middle East trip discussing peace, Iran with Netanyahu
Kerry opens Middle East trip discussing peace, Iran with Netanyahu

JERUSALEM -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry launched his latest round of meetings in the Middle East on Thursday aimed at encouraging Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and discussing negotiations about Iran's controversial nuclear program. Speaking after a two-hour meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the first of three sessions scheduled, Kerry emphasized the U.S. commitment to Israel's security in context of both issues on the agenda. "I cannot emphasize enough that Israel's security is at the top of the agenda in these negotiations," Kerry said of talks the U.S. and five other major powers are holding with Iran, which recently...

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