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Israeli media links Netanyahu visit to Amman with US peace plan

King of Jordan Abdullah II meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left)
King of Jordan Abdullah II (R) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secretly met with the Jordanian King, Abdullah II, on Monday in Amman, Israeli media have revealed.

Israeli media linked this secret visit to the visit of the senior US diplomatic convoy, which included Jared Kushner, the top aide of the US President Donald Trump, and Jason Greenblatt, the US envoy to the Middle East.

Israeli TV Channel 10 revealed that the head of Mossad Yossi Kohen attended the Netanyahu-Abdullah meeting, while the Israeli ambassador in Amman did not attend.

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Kushner met with King Abdullah yesterday and discussed the peace process and the status of Jerusalem.

The White House has announced that the aim of the US officials’ visit to the region is to discuss US efforts to revive peace talks and to discuss the issue of the Gaza Strip.

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