Jordan warns of 'dangerous consequences' of US shift on West Bank settlements

The Jordanian foreign minister warned that Jewish settlements in the territory were illegal and killed prospects of a two-state solution.
Tuesday 19/11/2019
Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi speaks during a news conference in Amman, Jordan, November 11. (Reuters)
Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi speaks during a news conference in Amman, Jordan, November 11. (Reuters)

AMMAN - Jordan's foreign minister, Ayman Safadi, warned that a US change of position on Monday on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank would have "dangerous consequences" on the prospects of reviving the Middle East peace process.

Safadi said in a tweet that Jewish settlements in the territory were illegal and killed prospects of a two-state solution in which a Palestinian state would exist side-by-side with Israel, which Arab countries say is the only way to resolve the decades-old Arab-Israeli conflict.

(Agence France-Presse)