The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Jordanian Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Safadi today in Washington, D.C.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Safadi emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Jordan strategic partnership in advancing shared regional goals of peace, stability, and security.  They discussed the importance of implementing reforms that expand economic growth and opportunity, including securing access to water.  The Secretary reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to stability in the region through support of a political solution in Syria and a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Jordan’s leadership in the region, particularly in its hosting of refugees.

U.S. Department of State

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