Jordan’s King to Meet With Biden About Israel
Amid continued tension in Israel, Jordan’s King Abdullah II prepares to meet with Biden to work on “promoting the peace process.”
From Haaretz. U.S. President Joe Biden is set to meet with Jordan’s King Abdullah II later this week, a source familiar with the meeting said on Monday, with Middle East regional issues expected to dominate the meeting.
Jordan, the custodian of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, has been heavily involved in efforts to maintain calm in the city, which has seen repeated clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police over the past weeks…
In a Monday interview with Sky News Arabia, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, who accompanied Abdullah on the trip, said the visit and upcoming meeting are “important for the discussion of regional issues….”
“The United States has a central role in promoting the peace process,” Safadi added. He also hailed King Abdullah’s “great efforts to restore calm to Jerusalem.”
Jordan has accused Israel of having gradually changed restrictions on worship at the mosque since 2000, undermining a centuries-old tradition under which non-Muslims do not worship in the compound….
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(Excerpt from Haaretz. Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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