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King meets senior adviser to US president

Discussions cover Mideast peace process, region

By JT - Aug 23,2017 - Last updated at Aug 23,2017

His Majesty King Abdullah receives Senior Adviser to the US President Jared Kushner in Amman on Tuesday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday met with Jared Kushner, senior adviser to the US president, along with Jason Greenblatt, executive vice president and United States Special Representative for International Negotiations and Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategy to  President Donald Trump Dina Powell. 

Discussions covered mechanisms of boosting the strategic partnership between Jordan and the US and continued coordination between the two countries, along with regional developments. 

Talks focused on efforts to push forward the Palestinian-Israeli peace process and re-launch serious and effective negotiations between the two sides based on the two-state solution, which is the only way to end the conflict, a Royal Court statement said.

His Majesty stressed the pivotal role of US, underlining President Trump’s commitment to working for a peace agreement between the Palestinians and the Israelis. 

The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, King’s Office Director Jafar Hassan, Jordan’s Ambassador in Washington Dina Kawar and an accompanying US delegation. 

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