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King meets US national security adviser

May 13,2022 - Last updated at May 14,2022

Washington, DC — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday met with US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and US National Security Council Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk, in Washington, DC.

 

 

The meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, covered means of enhancing the strategic partnership between Jordan and the United States.

 

 

Discussions also addressed regional issues, and ways to reach political solutions to regional crises, with His Majesty reiterating the need to bring back momentum to the peace process and relaunch negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis, on the basis of the two-state solution, guaranteeing the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

 

For his part, Sullivan commended Jordan’s pivotal role in promoting regional security and stability, stressing the United States’ keenness on maintaining coordination and working with the Kingdom to counter threats to regional stability and their implications on international peace, in addition to ongoing efforts in the fight against terrorism and extremism.

 

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan, and Jordan’s Ambassador in Washington, DC, Dina Kawar attended the meetings.

 

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