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King Telephones President Arafat
Amman, 29 March 2002

His Majesty King Abdullah II Friday followed up with "deep concern" the critical and grave developments in the occupied Palestinians territories, voicing unequivocal condemnation to Israel`s military aggression against the defenceless Palestinian people , particularly Israel`s threats to harm Palestinian Presidents Yasser Arafat`s life.
During a phone conversation with President Arafat , the Monarch said Israel`s flagrant aggression against the Palestinian leadership
is a gross violation to all international charters , affirming the Kingdom`s unwavering backing to Palestinian people. He noted " the
country maintains continuous contacts with international powers to halt this Israeli onslaught and to put an immediate end to its violent malpractices against the armless Palestinians".