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British PM Gordon Brown Receives King Of Jordan


PM receives King of Jordan

Gordon Brown has welcomed King Abdullah II of Jordan and his wife, Queen Rania, to 10 Downing Street.

The two leaders discussed a range of issues including education for all and broad themes relating to the Middle East.

King Abdullah's father, King Hussein, was a key player in normalisation of Jordan's relations with Israel that culminated in a peace treaty in 1994.

Queen Rania is a well-known advocate of women's and children's rights.

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