King Receives Delegation From US Defense College

February 22, 2018

Amman, Feb. 21 (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received a delegation of senior officers from the US Army National Defense University (Capstone Fellows), led by retired Gen. Gregory Martin.

In a meeting at Al Husseinyah Palace, the two sides reviewed the latest developments in the Middle East region, and Jordan's role in bringing about peace and stability in the region.

His Majesty, during the meeting, stressed the importance of re-launching serious and direct negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis on the basis of the two-state solution, which will lead to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

The meeting touched on the role of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), as His Majesty stressed the need to support the UN body to continue providing educational, health and relief services to the refugees.

Fighting terrorism was figured high during the meeting, where the two sides emphasized the need to fight this phenomenon within a holistic approach.

The delegates voiced appreciation for Jordan's stances under the leadership of His Majesty to safeguard world peace and stability. 

The meeting was attended by the Royal Court chief, King's office director, and U.S. Charge d'Affaires in Amman.
 
Petra News Agency
February 21, 2018