Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and special envoy Jason Greenblatt discussed the Trump administration’s upcoming Mideast peace plan this week with Jordanian King Abdullah, reported Reuters, citing a U.S. source familiar with the meeting.

Additionally, Abdullah met with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to discuss the battle against Islamic State and the administration’s decision to leave a small force in Syria, according to the vice president’s office.

The king also met with U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to discuss defense and military cooperation between Jordan and the United States.