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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

The Vice President hosted His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan for breakfast at the Naval Observatory today.  The Vice President and the King discussed how best to advance a political transition to a peaceful, democratic post-Assad Syria where moderates are empowered.  The Vice President underscored the strength of the U.S.- Jordanian relationship and noted enduring U.S. support for Jordan.  The King will meet with President Obama on Friday.