Saturday May 25 2013, Israeli sources have reported that Israel’s President, Shimon Peres, will be traveling to Jordan, Sunday, to participate in the World Economic Forum held in the Dead Sea area in Jordan.The sources said that King Abdullah II of Jordan and U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry (who visited Israel and the Palestinian territories) will be participating in the forum.

Israeli daily Yedioth Aharonoth has reported that, while in Jordan, Peres will be holding several political meetings with different leaders and officials, and added that representatives of many Arab countries will be attending the Forum.

Meanwhile, the Haaretz newspaper, has reported that Peres will also be meeting Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, King Abdullah of Jordan, and John Kerry.

Israel’s participation in the forum in Jordan comes amidst ongoing international campaigns of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), and amidst victories achieved by the BDS movement in various sectors, including trade and education.