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Jordanian Official: Netanyahu Would Agree to Land Transfer

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu addressing the Saban Forum. Photo: Screenshot.

Ynet – A senior Jordanian politician said Monday that Prime MinisterBenjamin Netanyahu has expressed willingness to a land transfer with the Palestinians, a plan touted Sunday by his foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman.

The Jordanian official said Netanyahu was ready to give up 52 square kilometers of land inhabited by 300,000 Arabs in the Wadi Ara area, a piece of land northwest of the Green Line located in the southern part of the Haifa District. The territory would form the northern border of the future Palestinian state in the West Bank.

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