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King, US VP discuss Jordan-US strategic partnership, regional issues


[3/11/2019 5:13:36 PM]

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday met with US Vice President Mike Pence and discussed opportunities to bolster Jordan’s strategic partnership with the United States, as well as the latest regional developments.

King Abdullah affirmed Jordan’s keenness to advance cooperation with the United States, especially in the economic sector, expressing the Kingdom’s appreciation for US support for development projects.

Discussions at the meeting covered regional and global efforts to counter terrorism within a holistic approach, with His Majesty referring to the round of Aqaba Meetings hosted recently by the United States in partnership with Jordan to follow up on and coordinate international efforts to fight terrorism.

Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and Jordan’s Ambassador in Washington, DC, Dina Kawar attended the meeting.

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