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King receives US congressional delegation

By JT - Sep 11,2022 - Last updated at Sep 11,2022

His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, receives a US congressional delegation headed by US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations member Senator Mike Rounds at Al Husseiniya Palace on Sunday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, at Al Husseiniya Palace on Sunday, received a US congressional delegation headed by US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations member Senator Mike Rounds.

The meeting, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, covered bilateral ties and the strategic partnership between Jordan and the United States, as well as means of expanding cooperation across all fields, according to a Royal Court statement.

Discussions at the meeting also covered cooperation on cyber security.

King Abdullah expressed Jordan's appreciation of the support provided by the United States in a number of sectors.

The meeting touched on means of finding political solutions to crises in the Middle East.

For their part, the US lawmakers lauded Jordan’s pivotal regional role, under His Majesty’s leadership, stressing the United States’ keenness to bolster cooperation with the Kingdom and to continue supporting it.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan and US Ambassador to Jordan Henry Wooster attended the meeting, concluded the statement.

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