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US Vice President Biden to visit Jordan

[3/1/2010 8:27:07 AM]

AMMONNEWS - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Palestinian Territories next week, a Mid East tour will include Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, Israeli Radio announced.

According to Israeli Radio, the aim of this visit is to 'give indication that the United States stands by Israel's side and will give Israel all the necessary assitance to deal with the "Iranian Threat" and discuss the stern sanctions that Western countries intend to impose on the Islamic Republic.'

The visit also aims to signal that despite the stagnant Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, 'Washington does not intend to abandon the negotiations option.'

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