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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

President Obama will meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan on February 14 at Sunnylands, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Estate in Rancho Mirage, California.  The United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan are close friends and historic partners that have worked together to promote peace, prosperity, and reform.  The President looks forward to discussing with King Abdullah opportunities to strengthen the U.S.-Jordan strategic partnership and how to advance our political, economic, and security cooperation.   The two leaders will also continue consultations on regional developments, including Middle East peace and Syria.