Jordan’s King Abdullah II phoned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this evening to discuss the conflict with Gaza, according to the Jordanian news agency Petra.

According to the report, Abdullah warned Netanyahu of the consequences of a further deterioration, saying a worsening of the fighting could threaten the security and stability of the entire region.

Roughly a third of Jordanians are of Palestinian descent.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II in Amman, Jordan on July 27, 2010. (photo credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II in Amman, Jordan on July 27, 2010. (photo credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO/Flash90)

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