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June 1, 2006
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King Abdullah II of Jordan pressed President Bush to speed assistance to the Palestinians and to back Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Abdullah met with Bush at the White House on Monday and “stressed the need for both Israelis and Palestinians to resume negotiations as soon as possible and reiterated the need to channel assistance to the Palestinian people, in order to avert a humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian territories,” according to a release from the Jordanian Embassy.

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