Kerry Meets Abbas

Kerry Meets AbbasKerry Meets Abbas

Following a meeting with the Palestinian president and ongoing talks with other Middle East leaders, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that an agreement has been reached regarding the contentious Al-Aqsa mosque.

The US' chief diplomat has met with Palestinian leaders as part of a series of ongoing talks to quell the violence between Jews and Arabs in and around East Jerusalem, DW reported.

US Secretary of State John Kerry met on Saturday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah II, part of an ongoing diplomatic effort that began when he spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier in the week.

Kerry arrived in Amman, Jordan, following a visit to Vienna on Friday, where he met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other leaders to discuss the conflict in Syria. The secretary of state had previously met on Thursday with Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.