KUN0082 4 GEN 0229 KUWAIT /KUNA-MEF5 POL-JORDAN-MIDEAST King Meets A delegation From "Med Bridge" Center AMMAN, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- King Abdullah II said Sunday that the Middle east region is passing through difficult and complicated conditions due to the continuation of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict which still forms a major cause of instability in the region. During a meeting with a delegation from the strategic "Med Bridge" Center which includes in its membership many European politicians, king Abdullah warned against the continuation of the cycle of violence between the Palestinians and Israelis, Petra reported. "If we don't help the two parties, there will be more suffering and the aspired for progress and reform for the region's nations, will not be achieved, " King Abdullah affirmed during the meeting which was also attended by Queen Rania Al Abdullah. King Abdullah II called on Europe to continue its active role in supporting the peace march in its capacity as member in the international Quartet, and by virtue of its historical ties with the region. King Abdullah stressed that there is no alternative to peace and the road map peace plan which is a clear mechanism that was approved by the international community, to help the Palestinian and Israelis to solve their problems, leading to the establishment of a Palestinian state by the year 2005. The King also underlined the importance of having an international monitoring mechanism to implement items of the road map plan. During the meeting the king also spoke of the current situation in Iraq. He called for restoring stability and security in Iraq and enabling the Iraqi people to build future Iraq which provides freedom and justice to all its citizens. "We in Jordan, are continuing the process of implementing political, economic and social reforms, and the current prevailing conditions in the region will not prevent us from achieving our aspirations through which we seek to have a better future," the King said. For his part, the head of the Med Bridge Center Francios Zimeray praised efforts being exerted by Jordan to achieve peace and stability in the region. He affirmed that Jordan had made big strides towards enhancing democracy and building civil society institutions. Zimeray also presented a briefing on the goals of the center that aim at enhancing understanding and communications among European political leaders and their counterparts in the Middle East, and strengthening Europe's ties with the region. (end) mms.bk KUNA 262322 Oct 03NNNN