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Hussein backs plan to link Jordan to a Palestinian state

Jordan and the Palestine Liberation Organization have agreed on the principle of a link between the kingdom and a future Palestinian state, PLO chairman Yasser Arafat said Thursday.

In an interview with Reuters, the PLO chief said he and Jordan's King Hussein had accepted a resolution of the PLO's parliament in exile calling for ''a Palestinian-Jordanian confederation.'' The proposed formula has still to be worked out, but Mr. Arafat defined the confederation as ''an equal relation between two peoples.

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