In recent weeks, Israel's attack against peaceful demonstrators on the border fence in Gaza killed some 40 people and left hundreds of people injured, while the Israeli blockade continues to prevent the access to humanitarian aid.
His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Al Husseiniya Palace on Monday. The second was taken into custody for questioning.
With two journalists dead and at least 12 others injured, worldwide criticism of Israeli tactics grows. The soldiers responded with gunfire, killing both infiltrators.
Pompeo also said the U.S.is "fully supportive" of Israel's right to defend itself and declined to criticize the Israeli military for its use of live fire against Palestinian protesters along the Gaza border.
Also on Sunday, a fire broke out in the Gaza border-area Kissufim forest after a kite carrying a Molotov cocktail launched from Gaza landed there.
"We do believe the Israelis have a right to defend themselves", he said at a press availability with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, according to Reuters.
"The parties will ultimately make the decision as to what the correct resolution is", Pompeo told reporters at a joint news conference with Safadi.
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Pompeo made his Middle East tour just two weeks prior the planned May 14 opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds, which certainly draws massive Palestinian demonstrations.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Pompeo even refused to fully support the two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the longtime policy of the White House before the US President Donald Trump's administration. "We urge the Palestinians to return to that political dialogue", he added, without making a similar call on Israel.
The Palestinians have essentially boycotted contacts with the US since Trump announced in December that the United States was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. No serious casualties have been reported on the Israeli side. "He's directed the administration to try and fix it and if we can't fix it he's going to withdraw from the deal", Pompeo said after meeting with Netanyahu.
Pompeo said: "We believe there are many countries, including the United States, who will play an important political role in achieving the de-escalation and ultimate political resolution in Syria".
Israel says it is protecting its borders and takes such action only when protesters, some hurling stones and rolling burning tires, or trying to lay explosives, come too close to the border fence.
Turning to Syria, he said the USA was "in ideal accord" with Jordan on Syria, including the preservation of a "de-escalation zone" in the south.