Peres to Obama: Coalition Will Make It Difficult for Netanyahu to Make Progress in Negotiations

Kerry set for talks in Jerusalem and Ramallah in order to renew negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, plans to ask Arab states to re-endorse the Arab Peace Initiative.

President Shimon Peres on Thursday told U.S. President Obama that Israel's new coalition would make it hard for Prime Minister Netanyahu to achieve progress in peace negotiations with the Palestinians, Haaretz has learned.