King Abdullah meets Abbas in Amman

Jordan

Published: 2018-03-12 17:42

Last Updated: 2018-03-13 10:39


King Abdullah and Abbas met at Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman
King Abdullah and Abbas met at Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman
Roya News Source

King Abdullah met with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Amman on Monday to discuss the latest developments on the issue of Jerusalem and the bilateral efforts to stimulate the peace process between Palestine and Israel.

The meeting which came in the framework of the continuous coordination between the two states, included discussions on Palestinians’ rights to sovereignty and independence.

King Abdullah emphasized the importance of reviving the peace process and coordination between the parties involved.

Moreover, his Majesty expressed Jordan’s condemnation of Israel’s unilateral policies and procedures and the continuous assaults on Jerusalem’s holy sites.

Accompanying King Abdullah in the meeting was PM Hani Al-Mulki, Chief of Royal Court Fayez Tarawneh, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi, and other key officials.

On the Palestinian side, Abbas was accompanied by Saeb Erekat, chief Palestinian negotiator and secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Nabil Abu Rudeineh, spokesman for President Mahmoud Abbas, Atallah Khairy, Palestinian ambassador to Jordan, and other key officials.