Army chief inaugurates US, Jordan military commission meetings

Army chief inaugurates US, Jordan military commission meetings
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AMMAN — The 43rd US, Jordan Joint Military Commission (JMC) meetings began in Amman on Monday, and are scheduled to last over a three-day period and aim to enhance the two armies’ cooperation, Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. اضافة اعلان

The meetings were head by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti, and US assistant secretary of defense, Celeste Wallander.

Jordan’s vitality in security and stabilityDuring the opening meeting, Huneiti delivered a speech, stating that the JMC became, over the years, a cornerstone of military cooperation, reflecting a deep-rooted joint defense and the desire to continue to develop serve interests of peace and stability in the region, and beyond.

He also emphasized Jordan’s vital and key role in maintaining security and stability in the region, citing the Jordanian Armed Forces, and the Arab Army have remained “firm” in facing a complex matrix of threats, one of them, combating organized smuggling and infiltration operations on the Kingdom’s borders.

The American side valued the joint meetings, affirming the “deep-rooted” bilateral relations.

Talks are set in motion to develop the two armies’ various capabilities by agreeing on all the activities that would be implemented jointly in diverse fields of military action, specifically in areas of security assistance and military cooperation.

Joint cooperationDuring the meeting on Monday, Huneiti discussed with Wallander, and the accompanying delegation, aspects of joint military cooperation and coordination in various military, operational, training, and logistical fields.

In the presence of a number of senior JAF officers, Huneiti and the US delegation were briefed on joint military cooperation areas in the next stage, in line with the nature of the region's developments at various levels.

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