On the sidelines of the Munich conference on Syria, King Abdullah of Jordan met Friday with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon to discuss the situation there. He also talked to the UN Syrian Envoy Staffan de Mistura and President Barazani of the Autonomous Kurdish Republic of Iraq.  At the same time, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sat down with Israeli lawmaker, ex-Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni.