Abdullah welcomes Trump engagement in Israel-Palestinian peace

By REUTERS
April 5, 2017 20:45
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WASHINGTON - Jordan's King Abdullah praised US President Donald Trump's commitment to addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and said he had hope for the Arab League peace initiative proposed for the region.

"The president's early engagement in bringing the Palestinians and Israelis together has been a very encouraging sign for all of us," Abdullah said at a White House news conference with the new American president.

Abdullah said the Arab League peace initiative "offers a historic reconciliation between Israel and the Palestinians."


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