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US vice president Pence to visit Jordan on January 21st

By JT - Jan 09,2018 - Last updated at Jan 09,2018

US Vice President Mike Pence

AMMAN — US Vice President Mike Pence is expected to visit Jordan on January 21st during which he will meet with  His Majesty King Abdullah, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported, citing an official.

Pence will visit the Kingdom as part of a regional tour that will also take him to Egypt and Israel.

“The Vice President is traveling to the Middle East to reaffirm our commitment to work with the United States’ allies in the region to defeat radicalism that threatens future generations,” said Alyssa Farah, Press Secretary for the Vice President, according to a statement on the website of the White House.

“The Vice President is looking forward to meeting with the leaders of Egypt, Jordan, and Israel to discuss ways to work together to fight terrorism and improve our national security," Farah said.

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