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Jordan and the United States discussed military cooperation

The head of the Pentagon, James Mattis and King of Jordan Abdullah II on Monday discussed issues of cooperation in the field of security, as well as the fight against the group of the IG (banned in the Russian Federation), reports RIA News message of the press service of the US Department of Defense.

Abdullah II and James Mattis, archival photo

According to the press service, the meeting took place during the visit of Mattis to Jordan.

“Minister Mattis met ... to express gratitude to the United States for Jordan’s efforts to combat IS and to reaffirm the United States’s long-term cooperation with Jordan ... In addition, the Minister expressed gratitude to Jordan for supporting the US military presence and for our strong bilateral security cooperation” - says the release of the Pentagon.

Recall Jordan is part of the Western coalition to combat the IG, led by the United States.

It is noted that after Jordan, Mattis will visit Turkey (August 23), and a day later he will arrive in Kiev, where he will hold talks with Poroshenko and the Minister of Defense of the Republic, and will also attend a military parade on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day.
Photos used:
AP Photo / Andrew Harnik

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  1. On guard
    On guard 22 August 2017 08: 48
    Jordan has a terrorist regime. Flog Mettis for such talk.
    1. Yarik76
      Yarik76 22 August 2017 08: 52
      Flogging as well as possible - they are your ally and hegemon!
  2. den3080
    den3080 22 August 2017 08: 56
    well, it remains for Abdullah to restore democracy and there will be a complete order
    and in fact it will lead ...
  3. den3080
    den3080 22 August 2017 09: 08
    And again, Russia will have to understand