King receives US National Security Council Mideast coordinator

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AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday received US National Security Council Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk at Al Husseiniya Palace, according to a Royal Court statement.اضافة اعلان

The meeting, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, covered means of enhancing the strategic partnership between Jordan and the US, and maintaining coordination on issues of mutual concern.

Discussions also addressed the latest regional and international developments, as well as the importance of supporting stabilization efforts in the region and promoting regional cooperation projects.

Discussing the Palestinian cause, King Abdullah reaffirmed that relaunching peace efforts through negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis, on the basis of the two-state solution, should be an international priority.

The meeting touched on regional and international efforts to counter terrorism within a holistic approach, and the importance of countering all threats to global peace and security.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Al-Safadi and Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan attended the meeting on the Jordanian side, while Special Presidential Coordinator for Global Infrastructure and Energy Security Amos Hochstein and a number of officials were in attendance on the US side.

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