Jordan’s King Abdullah met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday at Al Husseiniya Palace wherein they discussed developments related to the Palestinian cause and efforts to push forward the peace process.
During the meeting, King Abdullah reiterated Jordan’s supportive stance for the just and legitimate rights of the Palestinian brothers.
King Abdullah stressed the need to intensify international efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive peace to enable the Palestinian brothers to establish their independent state on the June 4, 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital.
King Abdullah also reiterated that the Kingdom will continue to play its historical and religious role in protecting Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, based on the Hashemite guardianship over these holy sites, stressing the need to preserve the legal and historical status quo in Jerusalem and stop unilateral Israeli measures in it.
During the meeting, which comes within the framework of continuous coordination and consultation between the two sides, it was emphasized the depth of the brotherly and historical Jordanian-Palestinian relations.
The meeting was attended by the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Moroccan Affairs, the Director of the King’s Office, the Director of General Intelligence, and the delegation accompanying the Palestinian President.