Jordan king congratulates Abbas on 'historic' UN win

Jordanian King on Sunday congratulated Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on the "historic achievement" of the United Nations vote to upgrade the status of Palestine to a non-member observer state, the official Jordan news agency Petra reported.
Abdullah said the step is a way forward towards establishing a viable Palestinian state during a meeting with Abbas in Amman.
Abdullah also strongly condemned the approval of the construction of 3,000 new housing units i Jerusalem and the West Bank.
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