Abbas Meets Jordan’s King to Press Two State Solution Ahead of Trump Visit

AP/Raad Adayleh

The Times of Israel reports: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Sunday in Amman in order to coordinate positions ahead of Abbas’s meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House this week.

According to the Hebrew-language Ynet news site, Abbas and Abdullah agreed during the meeting that a two-state outcome is the “only solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They were also said to have discussed ways to reboot peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

The meeting of the two leaders came less than 24 hours after Abbas held similar talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo.

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