The following is attributable to John Kirby, Spokesperson:
Secretary Kerry met in New York today with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.?
The Secretary and President Abbas discussed regional challenges and constructive ideas for the way forward to support our shared goal of a two state solution.
Secretary Kerry stressed the United States’ commitment to this issue and his concern over trends on the ground, including the recent surge in violence and ?settlement activity. They agreed on the importance of continuing to work with key partners to advance the prospects for peace while opposing all efforts that would undermine that goal.
Source: U.S Department of State