Jordanian King Abdullah's Red Lines

(Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) Yoni Ben-Menachem - According to Jordanian sources, King Abdullah has been working secretly with the White House for several weeks to clarify his red lines and convey them to the Netanyahu government. They include: Strict maintenance of Jordan's position as the "Guardian of the Holy Places" in Jerusalem, especially the Temple Mount, in accordance with the 1994 peace agreement. Opposition to any attempt to give Saudi Arabia a foothold in the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Rejection of any attempt to adopt clauses from President Trump's "Deal of the Century" peace plan. Insisting on the "two-state solution" paradigm and rejecting any attempt to imply that "Jordan is Palestine."

2023-01-19 00:00:00

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