Jordan Peace Track Gathers Pace
Israel's Foreign Affairs Minister Shimon Peres became the first Israeli cabinet minister to cross the border into Jordan on 20 July. The minister was met by Jordanian officials as well as US Secretary of State Warren Christopher, on the third leg of his Middle East shuttle tour, which began in Israel and Syria.
Peres' crossing to Jordan preceded the first public meeting between King Hussain of Jordan and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on 25 July in Washington. It followed peace talks between the two neighbouring countries on the border, in which the two sides outlined a programme of future discussions (see Jordan).
The US has been trying to push ahead talks between …
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Publication information: Article title: Jordan Peace Track Gathers Pace. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: MEED Middle East Economic Digest. Volume: 38. Issue: 30 Publication date: July 29, 1994. Page number: 6. © 1999 MEED Middle East Economic Digest. All Rights Reserved. COPYRIGHT 1994 Gale Group.
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