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Secretary of State headed to Middle East

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to the Middle East this week.

He is expected to propose a framework for a final-status agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.

The two sides resumed peace talks in July.

So far Palestinians dropped a demand for a halt in Israeli settlement construction and Israel agreed to release 104 Palestinian prisoners, including 26 it plans to free this week.