A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace on Jan 8, 2022, shows Jordanian King Abdullah II meeting with German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht in the capital Amman. (YOUSEF ALLAN / JORDANIAN ROYAL PALACE / AFP)
AMMAN – King Abdullah II of Jordan on Saturday received visiting German Minister of Defense Christine Lambrecht and exchanged views on advancing mutual defense cooperation.
The king underscored keenness to strengthen bilateral partnership and expressed his appreciation for Germany's support to Jordan in several fields, according to a Royal Court statement.
The king underscored keenness to strengthen bilateral partnership and expressed his appreciation for Germany's support to Jordan in several fields, according to a Royal Court statement
Their discussions also touched upon the latest international and regional developments and cooperation against terrorism.
Also on Saturday, Jordan's Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh met with the German minister, discussing cooperation between the two countries in various areas, especially in defense, training, and exchange of military expertise, in addition to efforts to combat terrorism.
The German minister hailed bilateral relations and Jordan's role under the leadership of King Abdullah II in promoting peace and security in the Middle East, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
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Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi held extensive talks with the German official on ways of boosting Jordanian-German "strategic" partnership, latest regional and international developments of common interest, as well as efforts in resolving regional crises, according to a statement by the foreign ministry.
The two sides also reviewed regional developments, foremost of which the Palestinian causes, and efforts towards resolving the crises in Syria, Yemen, and Libya.
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