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Jordan King Abbas Discuss Israeli Aggression on Gaza

(MENAFN- Qatar News Agency) Man July 24 (QNA) - Jordan King Abdullah II stressed Jordan's full support to the Palestinians in facing the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip that targets civilians. At a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas here on Thursday the King said Jordan will continue its contacts and efforts with the Palestinian National Authority and all concerned parties to put an end to the Israeli offensive in the coastal enclave Jordan (Petra) news agency reported. The Israeli aggression the King said violates all international norms and will have catastrophic repercussions on the security and stability in the region. King Abdullah II pointed to Jordan's efforts through its membership in the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution that calls for an immediate ceasefire and the withdrawal of the Israeli occupation forces from the blockaded enclave. He also stressed the need to support the Egyptian initiative on the current situation in Gaza. King Abdullah said that what is happening in Gaza requires renewing momentum to the peace process and resuming negotiations that address all final status issues. He warned of the continued unilateral Israeli policies and measures in the occupied Palestinian lands mainly in Jerusalem where violations are still being committed against Al Aqsa Mosque. The Palestinian president reviewed the Palestinian stance on the current developments in the region and briefed the King about his meetings with leaders in the region to put an end to the Israeli offensive. (QNA)

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