Jordan king: Mideast turmoil shouldn’t thwart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

26.04.2011                      22.Nisan, 5771                      Shmini schel Pesach; Tag 7 des Omer


Jordan king: Mideast turmoil shouldn't thwart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

Jordan's King Abdullah spoke to a delegation of U.S. congressional aides about America's 'leading role' in resuming talks that he said should lead to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.

The recent turmoil in the Middle East shouldn't prevent the United States from pushing ahead with its efforts to bring Israel and the Palestinians back to the negotiating table, Jordan's King Abdullah II said on Monday.
"The current changes in the Middle East should not hinder our determination to reactivate the peace process," the monarch told a visiting delegation of U.S. congressional aides….