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Israel conference: Jordan is only country for Palestinians

August 30, 2017 at 1:09 pm

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against Israel’s policies in Amman, Jordan on 15 July 2017 [Salah Malkawi/Anadolu Agency]

Right-wing organisation the International Jewish-Muslim Dialogue Centre is hosting a conference entitled “The Jordan Option: The only way to peace” aiming to highlight the issue that Jordan is the alternative country for Palestinians, reported yesterday.

Due to take place on 17 October, the conference will reveal a shadow government headed by the Jordanian opposition figure Mudar Zahran, who is referred to in the invitation as the secretary-general of the Jordanian Opposition Coalition.

The announcement of this government is an introduction for the establishment of the Palestinian state in Jordan.

Scores of Jordanian, Jewish and Israeli figures are due to attend the conference, according to the invitation, including the extremist right wing Israeli MK Yehuda Glick who is planned to present a paper titled: “Jordan is Palestine, the only solution. A win-win situation.”

Glick believes that Al-Aqsa Mosque must be demolished and the Jewish Temple must be built in its place. Only yesterday he stormed the Muslim holy site.

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Head of the Jewish Community in the US Michael Ross is also set to attend the conference, former MK Aryeh Eldad and Mordechai Kedar are due to attend. Kedar has previously advocated for raping Palestinian women to deter resistance fighters.

British-Jordanian Samer Libdeh and Abed AlMaala Bani Hassan, the deputy secretary of the Jordanian Opposition Coalition, will also attend the conference.