Jordan leads efforts to renew Palestinian-Israeli peace talks (Photo : Memo)
Jordan leads efforts to renew Palestinian-Israeli peace talks (Photo : Memo)

Amman, 24 Rajab 1436/13 May 2015 (MINA) – The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been spearheading efforts to renew peace talks between the Palestinian authority and Israel, Quds net news site has reported.

The news site quoted high-level Jordanian sources as saying that senior Jordanian officials close to King Abdullah II have conducted a series of meetings with European officials and members of the US administration to push for the renewing of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

The sources pointed out that “a series of meetings were held recently between senior officials in the Palestinian Authority and their Jordanian counterparts to discuss the mechanism that should be followed in the coming negotiations.” Middle East Monitor (MEMO) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA).

The sources stressed that the current Israeli government must comply with international resolutions on the establishment of an independent and sovereign Palestinian state with its capital in East Jerusalem.

The sources said that Jordan is seeking international guarantees to compel Israel to fulfill its commitments if the negotiations resumed again. (T/P002/NMT)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)