Netanyahu calls for Jordan support, Kurdish autonomy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during the weekly cabinet meeting on June 29, 2014, in JerusalemIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked the international community on Sunday to support Jordan in the fight against “Islamic extremism” and to back the independence of Iraq’s Kurds. “We need to support efforts by the international community to strengthen Jordan and support the aspirations of the Kurds for independence,” Netanyahu said in a speech to the Institute of National Security Studies think-tank in Tel Aviv.

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