Netanyahu holds rare meet with Jordan king ahead of US peace push

(Worthy News) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Jordan’s King Abdullah in Amman Monday, ahead of an expected visit by top White House officials seeking to lay the groundwork for the release of an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.

The trip to Amman by Netanyahu was only disclosed by the Prime Minister’s Office after he returned to Israel Monday evening. It was their first publicly confirmed such meeting in four years.

“The king and the prime minister discussed regional developments and advancing the peace process and bilateral relations. Prime Minister Netanyahu reiterated Israel’s commitment to maintaining the status quo at the holy sites in Jerusalem,” Netanyahu’s office said in a statement. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

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