Jordan is a major partner of Russia in the Middle East, President Vladimir Putin said at talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan on Thursday.
During the visit, the King will hold talks with Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on means to bolster cooperation, as well as current regional developments, according to the statement.
During the King’s meeting with Stoltenberg, which was held at the NATO’s headquarters and attended by HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Ghazi, King Abdullah and Stoltenberg discussed cooperation and partnership relations between Jordan and NATO in the military and training fields, as well as means of building on joint agreements, especially the bilateral cooperation and partnership programme related to expanding the Kingdom’s defence capabilities.
President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome Their Majesties King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan to the White House on June 25, 2018. President Trump looks forward to reaffirming the strong bonds of friendship between the United States and Jordan. The leaders will discuss issues of mutual concern, including terrorism, the threat from Iran and the crisis in Syria, and working towards a lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
King Abdullah II reiterated his stance on Jerusalem during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Amman
(20.6.2018) His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received United States Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, John C. Rood, and Commander of United States Central Command, Gen. Joseph Votel, to discuss bilateral relations and developments in the region.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan’s King Abdullah II held rare talks in Jordan on Monday (Jun 18) focused on the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process and on the Jerusalem issue.
The Iranian president and King Abdullah held a brief meeting on the sidelines of the emergency summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Turkey on May 18.
The last similar meeting occurred in 2003, during the King Abdullah’s visit to Tehran, the first visit by a Jordanian monarch to Iran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, where he held meetings with Iranian officials, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Mohammad Khatami.