The Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) - the Arab Army on Thursday received a number of military 4×4 vehicles from the French Army.
In the handover ceremony, Director of JAF’s planning, organization, and defense resources, Brigadier General Yousef Khatib, stressed the “deep-rooted” Jordanian-French relations and thanked the French Army for this support, which came within the framework of joint cooperation.
Khatib was also briefed on the vehicles’ technical specifications and their advanced features, which suit the nature of the JAF units’ work, Petra news agency reported.
At the end of the ceremony, which was attended by a number of senior JAF officers and the French Defense Attaché in Amman, the two sides exchanged souvenirs.
Meantime, Chairman of the Jordanian Joint Chiefs of Staff, Major General Yousef Huneiti, received Thursday a French delegation, led by Head of the South Bilateral Cooperation Department of the French Army, Brigadier General Eric Peltier.
Huneiti discussed with the delegation, aspects of joint cooperation and coordination, and ways to enhance bilateral cooperation relations to serve interests of the two countries' armed forces.
The meeting was attended by a number of senior officers of the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF)- the Arab Army, and the French Defense Attaché in Amman.
On 12 December, Major General Yousef Huneiti met the French Chief of the Defense Staff General Thierry Burkhard (photo) and an accompanying delegation.
The two sides discussed the latest developments and challenges at the regional and global arenas. Talks also covered means of enhancing military cooperation and coordination in service of the interests of the armed forces of both countries.
On 10 November, Major General Yousef Huneiti received the French Special Forces Commander Major General Bertrand Toujouse, and an accompanying delegation.
Huneiti and Toujouse discussed the latest regional and international developments, prospects of cooperation and coordination in the joint military training field, and enhancing bilateral relations to serve the interests of the two countries’ armed forces.