King Abdullah Arrives in Tel Aviv after Talks with Palestinian President
King Abdullah II arrived in Tel Aviv for talks aimed at pushing Israel and the Palestinians towards a peace accord.
He arrived by helicopter from the West Bank town of Ramallah, where he had met Palestinian President Yasser Arafat.
The king was welcomed at Tel Aviv's Sde Dov airport by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and other officials with a military honor guard.
The monarch will hold a working meeting with Prime Minister Barak at the defense ministry in Tel Aviv.
A Jordanian official said Sunday that the monarch's talks would focus on efforts to find an overall and permanent peace "which respects the rights of the various parties."
The two sides face a September 13th to find solutions to the fate of 3.7 million Palestinian refugees -- many of whom live in Jordan -- Jewish settlements in occupied territories, final borders and water and security issues as well as Jerusalem - TEL AVIV (AFP)
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