U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Kerry is on his 10th visit to the region to try to craft a peace treaty that would create a Palestinian state alongside Israel. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)

Photo by: Brendan Smialowski

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Kerry is on his 10th visit to the region to try to craft a peace treaty that would create a Palestinian state alongside Israel. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)