King Abdullah and PM Lapid
King Abdullah and PM Lapid Chaim Tzach/GPO

Jordanian King Abdullah II asked Prime Minister Yair Lapid to allow Jordan to bring a Koran onto the Temple Mount during their meeting Wednesday, Kan News reported.

This Jordanian request has made by the king in almost every meeting he has held with an Israeli official. This was also the case in his meetings with President Isaac Herzog and with the previous Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett.

Prime Minister Lapid met with the Jordanian monarch at his palace in Amman at the king's invitation.

The meeting was warm and lengthy, and included a lunch shared by King Abdullah, Lapid, and the delegations.

At the meeting, the two leaders spoke about the many opportunities for additions to the peace agreement, as well as how to improve the years-long relationship between the two nations and strength mutual interests.

The leaders emphasized in their meeting the importance of a personal, close, and mutually appreciative relationship between themselves, as an important support for the preservation of regional stability and the presentation of real achievements for both nations and the entire region.

In the meeting, the two also discussed US President Joe Biden's visit to the Middle East, and the opportunities and options that the visit brought, including issues connected to the architecture of the region.