President Donald J. Trump met today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in New York. The President conveyed the enduring commitment of the United States to Jordan’s security and prosperity. The two leaders discussed bilateral cooperation on a range of issues. The President thanked the King for Jordan’s important humanitarian assistance to Syrian refugees and affirmed the commitment of the United States to Jordan’s security and to the economic partnership between the two countries. The two sides discussed how to accelerate the defeat of ISIS and resolve the Syrian civil war in a manner consistent with American and Jordanian security interests. The President also praised Jordan’s commitment to opposing Iran’s destabilizing actions and to fighting terrorism of all kinds in the region.
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