Report: Barak and King Abdullah meet in Amman

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 29, 2010 15:28

Defense Minister Ehud Barak met on Wednesday with King Abdullah ll of Jordan. The meeting took place in Abdullah's palace in Amman in the run-up to the Israeli-Palestinian summit next week in Washington.

The two discussed the peace process and Israel's relations with its neighbors.Barak told Abdullah that Jordan holds a central position in the search for regional peace and in aiding Israel and the Palestinians to reach an agreement.

The defense minister added that peace is a strategic goal for Israel and that Israel expects that the Palestinians will arrive in Washington with an open heart.


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