Secretary Pompeo's Working Lunch With His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 22, 2018


Secretary Michael R. Pompeo had a working lunch with King Abdullah today, during which they discussed a wide range of shared interests, including regional stability and the U.S.-Jordan economic and commercial partnership. The leaders discussed their commitment to defeat ISIS, support for lasting and comprehensive peace between Israel and the Palestinians, and ongoing efforts to further strengthen bilateral ties. The Secretary underscored U.S. support for Jordan as the King implements critical reforms to promote Jordan’s prosperity and self-reliance. Secretary Pompeo and King Abdullah reaffirmed their mutual commitment to a strong and long-standing partnership.