King meets defense officials in Aqaba

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His Majesty King Abdullah meets with Saudi Minister of National Guard Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud (center) on the sidelines of the SOFEX 2022 conference in Aqaba on November 1, 2022. (Photo: Royal Court)
AQABA  His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday met with Kuwaiti Defense Minister Sheikh Abdullah Ali Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah, and Saudi Minister of National Guard Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, in separate meetings held on the sidelines of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference SOFEX 2022 in Aqaba.اضافة اعلان

The meetings, attended by HRH Prince Hashem, covered means of expanding Jordan’s military and defense cooperation with Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, to enhance regional security and stability, according to a Royal Court statement.

Discussions also addressed the opportunities that SOFEX provides in showcasing the latest innovations in the field of defense, as well as exchanging expertise among participating countries.

Also on Tuesday, His Majesty with Commander of US Special Operations Command Gen. Bryan P. Fenton, and UK Chief of Defense Staff’s Senior Adviser to the Middle East and North Africa Air Marshal Martin Sampson.

The separate meetings covered means of enhancing Jordan’s cooperation with the US and the UK in the fields of military and defense, the Royal Court statement said.

The meetings also addressed the importance of SOFEX in enhancing cooperation and exchanging expertise among the participating countries on issues related to special forces and defense industries.

Moreover, discussions covered regional and international efforts to counter terrorism within a holistic approach.

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