APTOPIX-Obama-US-Isra_Horo-e1393974056634-635x357US President Barack Obama committed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau he would push Palestinians to match any Israeli concessions as he seeks to negotiate a framework for peace talks. A senior Obama administration official told AFP that the issue of US-brokered Israeli-Palestinian peace talks was the dominant topic in the White House meeting between Obama and Netanyahu on Monday.  Despite frank statements on Middle East diplomacy before the meeting from both leaders, the talks were not as contentious as some previous encounters between the two men, the official told AFP Tuesday. The talks took place as Obama seeks to bridge gaps between Israelis and Palestinians in a bid to prolong the US-led peace effort led by his Secretary of State John Kerry. MORE