U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Will Visit Jordan on Wednesday

Published February 13th, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (AFP/File)
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (AFP/File)

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to visit Jordan on Wednesday, according to official sources.

Tillerson's visit to the Kingdom is part of a regional tour that also covers Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon and Kuwait.

In Jordan, Tillerson will hold talks with top officials and "will underscore the enduring strength of the US-Jordan relationship, engage with the Jordanian leadership on the conclusion of a new Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral assistance, and discuss key regional issues such as the ongoing crisis in Syria and Jordan’s support for Middle East peace, according to a recent statement by the US embassy in Amman.

In Turkey, the US official will meet with senior officials to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues.
He will also lead the U.S. delegation to the ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh to be hosted by Kuwait.

This article has been adapted from its original source.

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