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King Abdullah: Without negotiations – high chance of war

Hashemite ruler warns of renewed conflict if progress not made by July deadline. 'If two-state solution not reached, future of Israelis, others will be very bleak,' he says in interview with Chicago Tribune

King Abdullah of Jordan said this week that Hezbollah's activities in Lebanon and the stalled peace process with the Palestinians might lead to war. "In recent years, without progress, we've witnessed two wars in a short period of time.

"There are sources in Lebanon that feel that war is inevitable. The threat of war exists. If we do not bring the Palestinians and Israelis to the negotiations table and if we cross the July deadline – there is a high chance of confrontation. I wouldn't want to meet with you in six or seven months and say I told you so," said Abdullah in a conversation with the Chicago Tribune's editorial board.

The king admitted that he was frustrated from


Added: Apr-17-2010 
By: jumpingforJoy
Iran, Middle East
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