Palestinian President in Jordan for Talks with King Abdullah
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat arrived Monday in Jordan for talks with King Abdullah II on the bloody Palestinian-Israeli clashes that has rocked the West Bank and Gaza for the past four days.
Arafat flew into Jordan in a military aircraft and immediately went into talks with Abdullah in the Raghadan royal palace, an AFP correspondent at the scene said.
The Palestinian ambassador to Jordan Omar al-Khatib told AFP earlier that the visit will provide the two leaders with a chance "to hold consultations and coordinate" their positions.
Abdullah has denounced the violence as Israeli provocation, ordered hospitals in the kingdom to be on standby to received Palestinians injured in the fighting and called for a campaign to collect funds and medical aid for the Palestinians - AMMAN (AFP)
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