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ISTANBUL, Dec. 13, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Jordanian monarch King Abdullah II delivers a speech during the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Turkey, on Dec. 13, 2017. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged the Islamic world to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refused any U.S. involvement in the peace process. (Xinhua/Anadolu Agency/IANS) by .
Jordanian monarch King Abdullah II

King Abdullah II of Jordan arrived in the Iraqi capital to hold talks with the country’s leadership…reports Asian Lite News

ISTANBUL, Dec. 13, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Jordanian monarch King Abdullah II delivers a speech during the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Turkey, on Dec. 13, 2017. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged the Islamic world to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refused any U.S. involvement in the peace process. (Xinhua/Anadolu Agency/IANS) by .
Jordanian monarch King Abdullah II

The Jordanian King was received by Iraqi President Barham Salih at Baghdad airport and the two were scheduled to hold a meeting to discuss political and economic issues.

Abdullah II was also expected to meet Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.