Jordan’s king welcomes US move to reopen consulate in Jerusalem

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Jordan’s King Abdullah told US Secretary of State Antony Blinken he welcomed the administration’s move to reopen the US consulate in Jerusalem, state owned media said.

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Blinken said Tuesday the Biden administration would reopen its consulate in Jerusalem, which had served as a de facto embassy for the Palestinians until former President Donald Trump shuttered it in 2019.

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