Dead Sea, His Majesty King Abdullah II, in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein, on Saturday discussed with United Nations’ Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres the latest regional developments and efforts to reach about peace and stability in the Middle East.
During the meeting, held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF), the King stressed the need to step up international efforts to put an end to the decades-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the two-state solution, which guarantees the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the June 4, 1967, lines with East Jerusalem as its capital.
His Majesty also highlighted the importance of stopping Israeli escalation in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem and the violations against the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Al Haram al-Sharif.
On developments of the Syrian crisis, His Majesty renewed unaltered stance calls for finding a political solution that guarantees the stability and unity of Syria and restores security for its people, reiterating that the Golan Heights is an occupied Syrian Arab territory according to all international legitimacy resolutions.
Discussions between the two leaders also touched on a number of crises in the region, including war on terrorism as part of a holistic strategy.
The Secretary-General lauded Jordan’s stance, under King Abdullah’s leadership, in receiving a large number of refugees, calling on the international donors to help host countries, with Jordan at the forefront, to meet refugee crisis.
The meeting was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Adviser to the King and Director of His office, as well as delegation accompanying the UN official.
Source: Jordan News Agency