Jordan Concerned Over Possible Israel-PA Deal

(Albawaba-Jordan) Khetam Malkawi and Khaled Neimat - Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh heard MPs express fears on Tuesday that the "behind-the-doors" peace talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis would lead to stripping Jordan of its right to be part of a final agreement, particularly in connection to the refugees issue. Ensour stressed that Jordan believes that all the refugees who came to Jordan during the period 1948-1949 have the right to return and are entitled to compensation. Judeh stressed that any "security-related arrangement" in the Jordan Valley must take into consideration the kingdom's national security.

2014-01-09 00:00:00

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