His Majesty Meets with US Officials on Mideast, Ties

تم نشره في Sat 1 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
  • His Majesty King Abdullah II

WASHINGTON — His Majesty King Abdullah II held a series of meetings with top US administration officials during his current private visit to the United States.

The King discussed developments in the Middle East and ways to further cement the strategic Jordanian-US partnership during talks with Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defence Secretary James Mattis, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump.

The talks focused on attempts to breathe new life into the Palestinian-Israeli peace process and regional and international efforts in the fight against terrorism, with a focus on the importance of intensifying coordination and cooperation among all concerned nations to counter "this danger".

They also talked about developments related to the Syrian crisis and the situation in Iraq.