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Kerry not planning to come here anytime soon

Despite some calls for US Secretary of State John Kerry to return to the region in order to help broker a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the Obama administration has no plans to send the diplomat, the Wall Street Journal reports.

US Secretary of State John Kerry attends a joint press conference with Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry (unseen) on June 22, 2014 in Cairo. (photo credit: AFP Photo/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI)
US Secretary of State John Kerry attends a joint press conference with Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry (unseen) on June 22, 2014 in Cairo. (photo credit: AFP Photo/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI)

“But with the crisis escalating just two months after formal US-led peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians collapsed, the White House isn’t preparing to dispatch Mr. Kerry to the region to broker a ceasefire,” WSJ writes.

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