Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a joint press conference with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman, unseen, at the Presidential Palace, in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebano

 

              Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a joint press conference with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman, unseen, at the Presidential Palace, in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebano
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a joint press conference with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman, unseen, at the Presidential Palace, in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Abbas said he has done everything possible to facilitate the mission of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry who has been trying to restart Israeli-Palestinians peace talks. Abbas said the ball was now in Israel’s court and urged Israel to prove it was serious in wanting peace. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)