Israel’s Netanyahu, King Abdullah meet in Jordan on Temple Mount tensions

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with King Abdullah of Jordan on Tuesday amid tensions between the two countries over the Temple Mount.

‘The two leaders discussed regional issues, emphasizing the strategic, security and economic cooperation between Israel and Jordan, which contributes to the stability of the region,’ the Prime Minister’s Office said.

The two leaders also underscored the ‘long-standing friendship and partnership between the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Jordan,’ the PMO said.

It’s the first visit Netanyahu has made abroad let alone to Amman since he returned to office last month, During his last tenure as prime minister relations and cooled between Israel and the Hashemite Kingdom. The last government had worked to restore those ties…”

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