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His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday met with US Vice President Joe Biden and discussed with him the latest developments in the Middle East, namely efforts to fight terrorism and extremism and Jordanian-US cooperation in this regard.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday started a series of meetings with members and leaders of the US Congress from the two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday met with the leader of the United States’ Senate Majority Mitch McConnell and leader of the Minority, Harry Reid, and discussed with them a range of Middle East issues.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday met with members and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the US House of Representatives, Ed Royce, for a discussion on a host of Middle East issues and US-Jordanian cooperation.
His Majesty King Abdullah stressed the importance of the role and efforts of US Arab and Muslim leaders in highlighting the true image of Islam, especially amid attempts to distort Islam by extremists and terrorists. During a meeting with representatives of the Arab and Muslim organisations in Washington, King Abdullah said terrorism is the most pressing challenge facing the whole world and fighting it remains a priority for the Arabs and Muslims, because it’s our war in the first place.
His Majesty King Abdullah, on Monday, held a meeting with US Secretary of State, John Kerry, and discussed a number of Middle East issues and efforts to fight terrorism and extremism.
His Majesty King Abdullah, on Monday, met with US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter at the Pentagon and discussed with him cooperation between Jordan and the United States, especially in military fields.
His Majesty King Abdullah, on Wednesday evening, discussed in two phone calls with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, regional developments, especially the repercussions of the recent attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran, which constitute a clear violation of international conventions.
His Majesty King Abdullah met with notables and leading figures from the Zarqa governorate Wednesday at the Royal Hashemite Court.
His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) on Monday, visited the Joint Special Operations Command, where King Abdullah was received by the King’s Advisor for Military Affairs and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Gen. Mashal Al Zaben and other army officers.