Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas paid a brief visit to Jordan's King Abdullah II to mark the Islamic feast of Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday, Jordan's official news agency reported.
The king pledged Jordan's support for the Palestinian people and "efforts to get sanctions lifted so that the Palestinians could overcome the difficult circumstances they now face," Petra reported.
Abbas was expected to return to the West Bank town of Ramallah after the visit, according a Palestinian diplomat in Amman who spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak to the media.
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