Israel’s President Isaac Herzog has visited Jordan for talks with King Abdullah II, in the latest sign of warming ties between the countries. He spent a very positive and important evening with the king at his palace, Herzog told Israeli news television.
“Jordan is a very important country. I have immense respect for King Abdullah, a great leader, and a highly significant regional actor,” Herzog was quoted as saying in a statement from his office.
“In our meeting, among the things we discussed were the core issues in the dialogue between our states. There is a sense in the region of a desire to make progress, a desire to speak,” he added.
Herzog noted that it had been a year since the first of the Abraham Accords – the normalisation agreements between Israel and four of its regional neighbors, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco, and Sudan – were signed.
“These accords created an important regional infrastructure. They are highly important agreements, which are transforming our region and the dialogue within it,” he said.
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