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King meets EU high representative, discusses stopping Gaza war

His Majesty stresses need for intensified efforts to stop the war on Gaza, end siege

By JT - Nov 21,2023 - Last updated at Nov 21,2023

His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday meets with High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Commission Vice-President Josep Borrell (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday met with High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Commission Vice-President Josep Borrell.

 The King stressed the need to work intensively to stop the war on Gaza, end the siege, and push to ensure the delivery of food, medicine, water, and fuel to the Strip, according to a Royal Court statement.

 His Majesty warned of the disastrous repercussions of the ongoing war, whose victims are innocent civilians.

 The King also warned of the continued escalations and settler violence against the Palestinians in the West Bank, the statement said. 

His Majesty reiterated that the only way to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is the two-state solution, which guarantees stability and security for all. 

For his part, High Representative Borrell highlighted the need to protect civilians in Gaza, according to the statement. 

 He commended Jordan’s crucial role, led by His Majesty, in working towards creating a political horizon for the Palestinian issue, on the basis of the two-state solution.

Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan attended the meeting.

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