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King receives call from Al Azhar grand imam

By JT - Jan 19,2022 - Last updated at Jan 19,2022

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday received a phone call from Grand Imam of Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmad Al Tayyib.

Discussions in the phone call covered developments in Jerusalem, with King Abdullah stressing the need to cease all unilateral Israeli violations against the Palestinians, which undermine the prospects of achieving just and comprehensive peace, according to a Royal Court statement. 

His Majesty reaffirmed that Jordan will continue to undertake its historical and religious role in safeguarding Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, under the Hashemite Custodianship.

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