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King meets top US general

By JT - Jan 20,2016 - Last updated at Jan 21,2016

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday received Gen. Lloyd Austin, commander of the US Central Command, at Al Husseiniya Palace.

Discussions covered strategic cooperation, especially in the military field, the statement said.

Talks also addressed the latest regional developments, at the forefront of which are the international efforts to counter terrorism and extremist groups, a Royal Court statement said.

HRH Prince Feisal, Royal Court Chief Fayez Tarawneh, King's Military Adviser and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Gen. Mashal Al Zaben, King’s Office Director Jafar Hassan and US Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells attended the meeting. 

 

Also on Wednesday, Zaben met separately with the US general and discussed military cooperation and the latest regional developments, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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