Jordan’s king advised the West to make concessions to Russia


RIA Novosti

The US and the European Union should bargain with Russia over Crimea. This statement was made by the king Abdullah II of Jordan. His words, reports The Washington Post.

“For Russians, I think the most important is the Crimea. If to reach an understanding on the issue of Crimea, I believe you will see much greater flexibility in Syria, and then Ukraine will be the least problematic,” said Abdullah II.

The monarch added that Moscow was “playing three-dimensional chess”, where the most important issues is the Crimea, Ukraine and Syria. Us authorities and EU leadership the king recommended “to discuss with the Russian all three questions at once.”

Crimea became part of Russia in March 2014 following a referendum. The Kremlin has repeatedly said that the issue of ownership of the Peninsula is not negotiable.