Jordanian King Receives Japanese Defense Minister

Petra Photo: Petra17.12.2019 Jordan
Jordanian King Receives Japanese Defense Minister

Jordanian King Receives Japanese Defense Minister

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His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, met with Japanese Defense Minister Kono Taro on Sunday at Al Husseiniya Palace to discuss the strategic partnership between the two countries and means of enhancing cooperation in various areas, especially defense.

During the meeting, King Abdullah expressed appreciation for Japan’s continued support to Jordan in many fields, Petra news agency reported.

Discussions also covered regional developments, with His Majesty commending Japan’s role in pursuit of peace and stability in the Middle East.

The meeting touched on the Aqaba Process initiative, as well as regional and international efforts to counter terrorism within a holistic approach, and the need to maintain cooperation and coordination in this regard.

Adviser to His Majesty for Communication and Coordination Bisher Khasawneh, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti, Japanese Ambassador to Jordan Yanagi Hidenao, and the delegation accompanying the Defense Minister attended the meeting.

His Majesty King Abdullah also received Chief of the Australian Defense Force General Angus Campbell on Sunday, and discussed military and defense cooperation between Jordan and Australia.

The meeting, held at Al Husseiniya Palace, covered regional and international efforts to counter terrorism within a holistic approach, as well as enhancing coordination between the two countries in that regard.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti, Adviser to His Majesty for Communication and Coordination Bisher Khasawneh, Australian Ambassador to Jordan Miles Armitage, and the delegation accompanying General Campbell attended the meeting. 

 



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