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Arab-Israeli legislator meets king of Jordan

Having previously alerted Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Ra’am party chair Mansour Abbas met today in the royal palace in Amman with Jordanian King Abdullah II.
Mansour Abbas, the head of the United Arab Party (Ra'am), meets with King Abdullah of Jordan in Amman, Nov. 9, 2021.

Knesset member Mansour Abbas, head of the Ra'am party, met with King Abdullah of Jordan today in the royal palace in Amman. Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and the king’s Chief of Staff Jaafar Hassan also attended the meeting.

Ra’am is part of the coalition, and according to Israeli press, Abbas updated both Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid ahead of the meeting. Israeli press also said it was the Jordanians who initiated the encounter.

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