Jordan urges world to revive Mideast peacemaking - Israel News, Ynetnews
 
ynetnews
web


   Israel News

Israel News
World News
Israel Opinion
Jewish
Israel Business
Israel Culture
Israel Travel
Peace Process

King Abdullah II with US President Obama Photo: Reuters
King Abdullah II with US President Obama Photo: Reuters
 
Mahmoud Abbas Photo: Reuters
Mahmoud Abbas Photo: Reuters
 
 

Jordan urges world to revive Mideast peacemaking

King Abdullah II makes appeal in meeting with Abbas; assures Palestinian leader statehood bid still a priority for Jordan

Associated Press
Published: 09.05.12, 18:02 / Israel News

Jordan's king is urging the international community to restart Palestinian-Israeli peacemaking, despite regional conflicts and tensions.

 

A royal palace statement says the appeal by King Abdullah II came in a closed-door meeting with visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday.

 

Related stories:

 

The statement says Abdullah assured Abbas that the Palestinian right to statehood remains a priority for Jordan, which shares the longest border with Israel.

 

"It's important that the international community would press ahead to revive peacemaking, despite the developments in the region," Abdullah said.

 

Nearly half of Jordan's 6 million people are of Palestinian origin. Jordan and Egypt are the only two Arab countries that have a peace treaty with Israel.

 

The statement says Abdullah blamed Israel for the stalemate in peace efforts, but did not elaborate.

 

 

 

commentcomment   PrintPrint  Send to friendSend to friend   
Tag with Del.icio.us Bookmark to del.icio.us



 
19 Talkbacks for this article    See all talkbacks
Please wait for the talkbacks to load

 

RSS RSS | About | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of use | Advertise with us | Site Map

Site developed by  YIT Advanced Technology Solutions

 
פיקוד העורף התרעה במרחב:
    למציאת מרחב ההתגוננות האישי שלכם »
    פיקוד העורף מזכיר: יש לחכות 10 דקות במרחב המוגן לפני שיוצאים החוצה
    רשימת יישובים במרחב