Press release

PM meeting with King of Jordan

The Prime Minister welcomed His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein of Jordan to Downing Street.

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Following the meeting, a Downing Street spokesperson said:

The leaders discussed a range of regional foreign policy issues including Syria, where they agreed on the need to find a solution to the ongoing bloodshed. The Prime Minister commended the role the Jordanian government had played in helping Syrian refugees and reiterated the UK’s continuing support.

Both leaders praised US Secretary of State, John Kerry’s initiative on the Middle East Peace Process and they very much hoped negotiations would lead to agreement on a two-state solution. On Egypt, they discussed the need for a moderate approach to the current situation and for all sides to play a constructive role in the country’s democratic future.

Published 30 October 2013