Relations between Jordan and Israel are at an “all-time low” King Abdullah told the Washington Institute for Middle East Policy
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And although Jordan, unlike Israel, is majority Palestinian, King Abdullah insists that Israel should be the place to establish a Palestinian state calling for: “A viable independent sovereign Palestinian state on the June 4th 1967 lines with East Jerusalem as its capital living side-by-side with Israel in mutual peace and security.
Israel’s nearly 25-year peace treaty with Jordan has been a remarkable oasis of stability in a region otherwise riven with conflict and bloodshed. However, following a mass demonstration in Jordan’s capital Amman on Friday, King Abdullah announced that he has decided not to extend a part in the 1994 Jordanian-Israeli peace treaty, which annexes regions of the Arava desert and Naharayim to Israel.