His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets Norwegian Foreign Minister & British Official

20 February 2002

His Majesty King Abdullah II and Norwegian Foreign Jane Peterson on Wednesday discussed the intense situation in the Palestinian territories and the international efforts to put an end to the cycle of violence there .

During a meeting at the Royal Court attended by Royal Court Chief and Foreign Minister, King Abdullah called upon the EU countries to step up their efforts along with those of the United States to help find an outlet of the current crisis, which, should it continue, would endanger stability and security in the entire region.

The King commended Norway`s role to rally support for bringing the peace process back into track .

King Abdullah had another meeting with Vice President of the British Conservative Party Michael Ingram where discussions focused on the current situation in the region particularly in the Palestinian areas.