FM, US State Department official discuss ties

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AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Assistance Coordination Chris Hodges on Monday discussed Jordan-US strategic partnership and the two countries’ “common interest to further enhance cooperation in various fields”, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The meeting with the US State Department official focused on a new memorandum of understanding the two countries will sign as a framework for US aid to Jordan, which will replace the current memo that due to expire in late September.

During the meeting, Safadi stressed the strong friendship and partnership between the two countries, praising Washington’s support for the Kingdom, which will bolster its development process and help the country face economic and security challenges.

Hodges said Jordan is a strategic partner of the US, stressing the deep relations between the two countries and pledging continued US support to the Kingdom. He also commended Jordan’s efforts to achieve security and stability in the region.

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