Jordan’s Abdullah first Arab visitor to post-coup Cairo

King Abdullah II of Jordan arrived in Cairo Saturday on the first visit by an Arab leader since the ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi almost three weeks ago. Abdullah was greeted at the Cairo airport by Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi. DEBKAfile: Saudi King Abdullah approved the Jordanian king’s visit to signal Riyadh's approval of the Egyptian military’s overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood, which in Jordan too leads the opposition to the throne.  


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