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July 2, 2014 6:02 pm

Foreign Minister Lieberman Says Israel Will Stand by Jordan

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King Abdullah of Jordan. Photo: Chatham House.

Ynet – In face of the increased threat from the Sunni terrorist group ISIS on Jordan’s borders, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman declared on Monday during a meeting in Berlin with his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, that Jordan’s stability is an Israeli national interest and that Israel will do everything to maintain that stability.

The threat posed to the Middle East from the extremist Sunni organization, which declared the elimination of the borders drawn by the Sykes-Picot Agreement in the Middle East and the establishment of an alternative in the area of the border between Iraq and Syria, as well as the escalating tensions between Israel and the Palestinians – were among the main issues for discussion between the two ministers.

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