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Jordan king urges measures to preserve status quo in Jerusalem

 King Abdullah II of Jordan Thursday urged Israel to take immediate and practical measures to preserve the status quo in Jerusalem, especially regarding al-Aqsa Mosque and its compound, media reported.



Amman: King Abdullah II of Jordan Thursday urged Israel to take immediate and practical measures to preserve the status quo in Jerusalem, especially regarding al-Aqsa Mosque and its compound, media reported.

The king made the remarks at a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Secretary of State John Kerry here,Xinhua reported citing the state-run Petra news agency. 

He stressed on Jordan`s custodianship on the holy Islamic and Christian sites in East Jerusalem.

At the meeting, Netanyahu stressed Israel`s commitment to preserving the status quo in Jerusalem and respect for the historic role of Jordan in Jerusalem.

Talks also focused on restoring calm in Jerusalem and creating the proper environment for resuming peace talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis.

King Abdullah said it is important to start taking immediate steps with the support of the US and the international community to resume peace talks, leading to the creation of an independent Palestinian state.

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