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Commitments from Washington: Commitment to the two-state solution and support for the peace process

A policy of commitments from Washington.. commitment to a two-state solution and support for the peace process Updated Saturday 1/7/2023 11:00 AM Abu Dhabi time Washington pledged, on Friday, to strive towards achieving a just and comprehensive peace based on the two-state solution, and to support the relaunch of serious and effective negotiations. This came during a phone call between Ayman Safadi, the Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs, with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, to discuss the consequences of the Israeli Minister of National Security’s storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque. Jordan summons the Israeli ambassador in protest against the storming of Al-Aqsa courtyards. Palestine thanks the UAE for its defense of the “Al-Aqsa Mosque” in the Security Council He pointed out that “what the region needs is a real effort to find a political horizon for resolving the conflict on the basis of the two-state solution.” And that the region “does not need more provocative steps that try to impose extremist agendas and threaten to trigger new cycles of violence.” Al-Safadi stressed “the importance of the American role in efforts to stop unilateral measures that undermine the two-state solution, and to put the peace process on a path that leads to achieving a just and comprehensive peace based on the two-state solution.” The Jordanian minister appreciated the clear position announced by the US administration regarding respect for the existing historical and legal status of the holy sites and the Hashemite guardianship over them. He pointed to “the need to stop unilateral steps that push towards aggravation and undermine the two-state solution.” The two ministers stressed that “Jordan and Washington will continue their joint efforts to relaunch serious and effective negotiations that achieve a just, lasting and comprehensive peace that is a regional and international necessity based on the two-state solution.” The two ministers also stressed the strength of the partnership between the two countries and their keenness to deepen cooperation in various fields. During the call, they reviewed many regional and international issues and the efforts exerted to solve crises in the region and establish security and stability. Al-Safadi appreciated the American support for Jordan to support its economic path and face the consequences of regional crises. Blinken stressed that his country values ​​Jordan’s role and the efforts led by the Jordanian monarch, King Abdullah II, to perpetuate security, stability and peace.

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