Jerusalem: Jordan’s King voices concern over Trump step

Jerusalem: Jordan’s King voices concern over Trump step

Trump's expected announcement has prompted a chorus of criticism and concern from regional and world figures -- including important US allies such as

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Trump’s expected announcement has prompted a chorus of criticism and concern from regional and world figures — including important US allies such as Jordan — who say it risks fueling instability and kills off hopes of a future Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

“There is no alternative to a two-state solution and Jerusalem is key to any peace agreement,” said Abdullah, speaking in Ankara alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is also opposed to Trump’s expected move.

Abdullah said he had “re-emphasized our concerns” to Trump about his plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “It is imperative to work fast to reach a final status…

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