Palestinians express reservations on Kerry's ideas

A Palestinian official says the Palestinians have reservations about some of US Secretary of State John Kerry's ideas for the outlines of a peace deal with Israel, particularly on the future of Jerusalem.


Kerry left Monday after meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. He is to present a US proposal for a peace framework and is expected back in the region next week.


The official said Monday that wide gaps remain, including about east Jerusalem. The official says Kerry suggested that a framework refer to Palestinian "aspirations" to have a capital in Jerusalem. (AP)