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Kerry: 'Progress' towards peace agreement

4 January 2014 Last updated at 17:28 GMT

The American Secretary of State John Kerry says progress has been made towards a framework for a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians but added that more needed to be done.

Speaking after a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Mr Kerry said it was hard work, but that some of the toughest issues were now being identified.