Jordan King Abdullah II called on the international community “to safeguard the rights of Palestinians, Arabs, Muslims and Christians in the city of Jerusalem,” which he said was “the key to achieving peace and stability in the region.”
This was stated during the meeting of Abdullah II with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday in Amman, within continuous coordination and discussion about Palestinian cause related developments.
According to a statement issued by the Jordanian Royal Court, Abdullah II affirmed that Jordan proceeds efforts in the international community to defend the Palestinian cause and the legitimate rights of Palestinians in establishing their independent state according to June 4 1967 border with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Discussions tackled the vital role performed by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and that it is a must that the international community supports UNRWA efforts, especially that there are six million Palestinian refugees registered at the UN.
Abbas briefed the Jordanian king about his meetings with international parties to face the threats jeopardizing the Palestinian cause and Jerusalem. He expressed appreciation in his name and in the name of the Palestinians to the Jordanian stance and efforts.
Abbas arrived in Amman on Sunday in a response to the Jordanian King's invitation.