Albright in Jerusalem NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports Palestinian officials today told Secretary of State Madeline Albright that more progress must be made in peace negotiations before they sit down with the Israelis at a summit. Albright went to the Middle East in hopes of getting the two sides to agree to participate in a U.S.-hosted summit. Israel wants the summit to take place. Albright, who also met with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, cautioned both parties against trying to get 100-percent of their demands. President Clinton today said the outstanding issues between Israel and the Palestinians will not get easier with the passage of time. He encouraged both sides to reach an agreement sooner rather than later.