(Petra) –– His Majesty King
Abdullah, in a phone call on Saturday with
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,
stressed the need for de-escalation at Al
Haram Al Sharif, reiterating his condemnation
of the attack in Jerusalem on Friday and
the rejection of violence in all its forms,
especially in holy sites and places of worship.
King Abdullah urged the Israeli
prime minister to reopen Al Haram Al Sharif
to worshippers, stressing Jordan’s
absolute rejection of the continued closure.
The King underlined
the need to prevent any party from disrupting
security and stability, which could lead
to further violence and extremism.