Jordan’s King Abdullah II discussed with US officials the strengthening of strategic cooperation between the two countries, especially in the military and security fields.
This came during his meeting Thursday with the commander of the US Central Command Kenneth McKenzie.
In addition to the commander of the US Special Operations Command Richard Clarke in the United States, according to a statement issued by the Jordanian Royal Court on Friday.
“The meeting discussed ways to enhance strategic cooperation between the two countries, especially in the military and security fields,” the statement said.
He added, “The meeting also touched on developments in the region and the efforts exerted regionally and internationally in the war on terrorism within a holistic approach,” without further details.
And at the beginning of this month, the Jordanian monarch arrived in the United States for an official visit of an unlimited period during which he will meet with US President Joe Biden next Monday.
Jordan and the United States have joint agreements in the defense and military fields, and Amman is a member of an international coalition led by Washington against the terrorist organization “ISIS”.