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His Majesty King Abdullah II meets with US Vice President Mike Pence in Washington DC

His Majesty King Abdullah II met with US Vice President Mike Pence this morning. His Majesty and the Vice President emphasized the strength of the strategic Jordanian US relationship as well the role the US plays in ensuring regional stability.
His Majesty stressed that terrorism is a common enemy that threatens all of us. He emphasized that Muslims are the number one victims of the outlaws of Islam (Khawarej), who pose a global problem and do not represent any faith or nationality and target all of us who do not subscribe to their ideology of hate.
They also discussed efforts to end the Syrian crisis as well as the importance of international cooperation in efforts to bring a political solution to this crisis.
Both sides also discussed efforts to revive the Palestinian Israeli peace process and means to bring both sides back to the negotiation table.
The US side committed to working closely with Jordan when addressing these issues in the spirit of strategic partnership between both countries.
US-Jordanian bilateral relations were also discussed, and Vice President Pence reaffirmed the US continuous support to Jordan in implementing economic reforms and sustaining the burden of refugees.