US urges Israel, Palestinians to ‘engage’


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he calls on the Palestinians and Israelis to resume political engagement and recently said violence on the border with the Gaza Strip that he believed Israel had the right to defend himself.

Speaking in Amman At a press conference Monday with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Pompeo also said that the United States was "in perfect agreement" with Jordan in Syria, including the preservation of a "de-escalation zone" in the south.



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