Palestinian leaders were criticized for "not consistently and clearly" condemning terrorist attacks
Francois Hollande had urged Israel and the Palestinians to make a "courageous choice" for peace.
Within Israel's right-wing government, there is little appetite to cede any ground to the Palestinians.
"Washington does not want to internationalize the process and wants to retain its own central role."
Organisers of the annual contest have already come under fire from Spain, which condemned a ban on the Basque regional flag...
Biden said the region seems to be moving toward a one-state solution, which he termed dangerous.
The National Dialogue Quartet won the Peace Prize for helping build democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring