Netanyahu responded that he would have trouble garnering support for Kerry's proposal within Israel's governing coalition.
Many observers, including Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog, bemoaned the "magnitude of the missed opportunity", to create lasting peace. "Our position is that there should be a two-state solution negotiated between Israel and the Palestinian Authority", Sydney Morning Herald has quoted him saying.
"We saw it as building on, or updating, but certainly not superseding" the 2002 Arab initiative, one of the officials said.
"We will strengthen security, economic and other ties with these countries".
Netanyahu is accompanied by his wife, Sara Netanyahu, and a delegation of senior government officials, said the MFA.
"Many view Israel exclusively through the lens of its conflict with the Palestinians", he said.
In Cairo, el-Sissi's office issued a statement late Sunday that appeared to implicitly confirm that the meeting took place.
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Furthermore, he will serve 30 hours of community services, attend alcohol abuse courses and pay a fine of $5,000. Impending free agent Michael Floyd pled guilty to one count of extreme DUI Thursday in Scottsdale City Court.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will meet with Palestinian and Israeli representatives on February 15 - 16 to discuss how the World Bank Group is working with both parties to share development expertise and help end extreme poverty.
He also said Israel could take heed of global opinion in its "legislative initiatives".
The news conference gave me a feeling of confidence in the fact that our government leaders are back on friendly relations with the prime minister of Israel.
Mr Netanyahu will arrive in Australia on Wednesday - the first visit by a sitting Israeli prime minister.
But perhaps a partial deal is possible whereby the Palestinians would not have to forego future claims but for now get their state on, say, 80% of the West Bank, with some sort of preferred access or new regime in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Netanyahu explained the visit would strengthen Israel's economy and improve its face in the world.
"For eight years, there was tension and friction with the Obama administration". "There is a new day and it is a good day", he said. The settlements are illegal under global law because they are built on lands seized by Israel in the 1967 Mideast War, where the Palestinians wish to form their future state.
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The US ambassador to the United Nations, however, later disputed the notion that the US does not support the two-state solution.
Netanyahu did not comment on the newspaper report. A judge has rejected a request by two American Indian tribes to halt construction of the remaining section of the Dakota Access oil pipeline until their lawsuit over the project is resolved.
That has raised questions about what kind of agreement could be reached.
However, Trump said he expects Israel to temporarily halt the expansion of the settlements, Jewish communities built on Palestinian lands.
In reply, Mr Johnson said: "Let's be absolutely clear, what is needed now and I think what both the president and Prime Minister Netanyahu, and indeed the Palestinians, have all said is that there needs to be dialogue and at the moment I don't think the Palestinians are committing to dialogue in the way that they can and the way that they should".
Australia also declined in December to dispatch its foreign minister to a French-hosted Mideast conference shunned by Israel - but attended by then-Secretary of State John Kerry - and afterwards it distanced itself from some parts of a final communique.
Now with Mr Trump in charge in the USA, we can see that Israel has been emboldened and will hasten with its plans to ethnically cleanse Palestine of its indigenous people.
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Ilitch and give a hug, it's nice to be able to do that", he said, according to a report by George Sipple in the Deroit Free Press. Despite the city's decline in the decades following, Ilitch stayed in his hometown, earning him much admiration.