White House press secretary Jay Carney, wearing a Boston Red Sox baseball cap, begins the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
WASHINGTON: The White House on Thursday said a delay in a planned release of Palestinian prisoners by Israel creates challenges but that the Middle East peace dialogue remains open.
White House spokesman Jay Carney could not confirm reports that Israel had called off a planned release of Palestinian prisoners that was intended to advance peacemaking.
He said a delay in the release of a fresh round of Palestinian prisoners "creates challenges."
"The dialogue remains open," he told reporters.
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