The Agency Maan talks about speech by U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry held in Washington, D.C. the forum section. American politician accused Israel responsible for the fact that the plan «Two States for two peoples» remains unfulfilled. In his opinion, the actions of the Israeli government could lead to the collapse of the Palestinian national authority. He recalled that the police of the PNA plays an important role in the fight against terror.
The TV channel «al Arabiya» reports that in Yemen, an attack on a convoy in which was the Governor of Aden Jafar Muhammad Saad. Terrorists used anti-tank hand grenade. In the attack the officer and several people were killed. It is unknown how this will affect negotiations to resolve the situation in Yemen, which should begin this week.
London’s «al-Sharq al-Awsat» writes about the change in the position of France on the question of the settlement of the situation in Syria. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that Paris is no longer insisting on the resignation of Bashar al-Assad from the political arena as the condition to start the process of forming a transitional government. He noted that Assad has committed many crimes, is unlikely to remain in power.
The Syrian news Agency SANA quoted sources in the General staff of the armed forces of Greece, under which the program of joint exercises with Greek and Israeli air force did not provide for overcoming system s-300 in service with the Greek air defence. According to the official representative of staff of the air force, third countries lacked access to the complex.
Published in East Jerusalem newspaper «al-Quds» quoted the representative of Hamas’s Ahmad Yusuf, according to which, the visit of a former head of the Palestinian authority government of Salam Fayyad in Gaza was coordinated with the leadership of the group. He said that despite the injustice faced by Hamas in the West Bank, the movement has always sought to maintain direct contact with Ramallah.