Friday, May 11, 2007
Jordan's king to meet with Abbas next week in Ramallah
By Haaretz Service and DPA
"Jordan's King Abdullah II is due to visit Ramallah Sunday for talks with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, officials in Abbas' office said on Friday.
A Palestinian senior official said that the king would arrive by helicopter, and would hold a short visit in Ramallah with Abbas.
The official said that the two would discuss the political situation in the region, and Arab countries' efforts to promote regional peace, including the Arab Peace Initiative.....
An Arab League delegation is also due to pay an unprecedented visit to Israel to discuss the plan, the sides announced Thursday.
Three weeks ago, Israeli and Jordanian officials said Prime Minister Ehud Olmert had invited Abdullah to make a historic visit to Jerusalem in mid-May and the king was weighing the invitation......."