WWMT - wwmt.com - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Palestinians: We don't want Kerry mission to failRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A top Palestinian official says the Palestinians have not abandoned U.S.-led efforts to reach a peace deal with Israel, despite renewing a campaign to win international recognition of an independent state of Palestine.Fed up with a lack of progress in peace talks, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday signed letters of accessions to 15 international conventions. He said it was a response to Israel's failure to release prisoners, as promised.The decision threw Washington's already troubled Mideast mission into further disarray.But Yasser Abed Rabbo, a top official in the Palestine Liberation Organization, said on Wednesday that the Palestinians are not turning away from negotiations.He says they hope U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry renews his efforts and succeeds.