Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi continued his discussions with U.S. officials that focused on the serious situation in the holy city of Jerusalem and the occupied Palestinian territories.
In Washington, Safadi met with Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Samantha Power. The two sides stressed their desire to expand the cooperation between the Kingdom and the agency in various sectors.
Safadi appreciated the support provided by the USAID for Jordan’s economy.
In two separate meetings, Safadi met with member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and Appropriations Senator Chris Van Hollen, and Chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa Ted Deutch.
The two meetings touched on means to further enhance the strategic partnership between Jordan and the United States, as well as the severe situation in the Palestinian territories.
Safadi expressed thanks for the two U.S. lawmakers’ support for Jordan, stressing the Kingdom keenness to promote ties with the U.S. in various spheres.
Source: Jordan News Agency