Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas arrived Friday in Jordan for talks with King Abdullah II, the head of the Palestinian mission in Amman said.
Abbas' visit to Jordan is his first leg of a journey which will take him to Egypt, France and Spain before he travels to Washington for talks with US President George W. Bush on Thursday.
Ata Kheiry, head of the Palestinian delegation, said Abbas and the king would meet Saturday to discuss the situation in the Palestinian territories.
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