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Safadi meets US war academy delegates

By JT - Apr 02,2018 - Last updated at Apr 02,2018

Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi poses for a group photo with a delegation from United States Army War College in Amman on Monday (Petra photo)

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Monday received a delegation from United States Army War College affiliated with the United States Department of Defence, and they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

Safadi outlined the latest regional developments related to the Palestinian issue, the Syrian crisis and the war on terrorism. 

The delegation was briefed on Jordan's efforts under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah to address regional crises and achieve security, peace and stability.

During the meeting, Safadi praised the strategic relations between the two countries, expressing Jordan's appreciation for the support presented by the US to the Kingdom, especially in defence. 

For their part, the delegation expressed its appreciation for Jordan's role in developing a culture of peace, stressing the importance of supporting the Kingdom, for it is a significant strategic partner in the region. 

The US appropriations for Jordan, both military and economic, were set at no less than $1.525 billion, the Congress has decided. Of the total sum, around $1,08 billion goes as economic assistance including no less than $745.1 million as budget support and no less than $425 million as military assistance.

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