Sunday, May 15, 2016

I don't recall the Jordanian Parliament ever taking a position different than the King. King Abdullah II of Jordan has been instrumental in the past in securing peace agreements and treaties with Israel. Now there is descent while extremism is manifesting in Israel which requires the IDF to openly dialogue about their concerns. 

May 15, 2016
By Maayan Groisman

Atef Tarawneh

"The Jordanian parliament (click here) is an independent authority and its opinion toward the peace treaty with Israel is different in essence from the government's position," the Jordanian House Speaker said.
Jordanian House Speaker Atef Tarawneh, has stated that the Jordanian parliament, which represents the Jordanian people, adamantly disagrees with the government over the peace treaty with Israel.
In an interview with the London-based TV channel Al-Ghad, on Friday, Tarawneh commented about his decision to ban the participation of an Israeli delegation in the 2016 Women in Parliaments Global Forum, which took place in Amman last week....