Press release

The Prime Minister’s meeting with the King of Jordan

David Cameron met with the King of Jordan earlier today (18 February).

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Following the meeting, a Downing Street spokesperson said:

The Prime Minister met with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan this morning in Downing Street. They discussed developments in the region including the impact of the Syrian conflict and what more could be done to bring about an end to the bloodshed. The Prime Minister acknowledged the significant burden the conflict in Syria had placed on Jordan and other neighbouring states and reiterated the government’s on-going support for Jordan to help manage the refugee influx.

On the Middle East peace process, His Majesty and the Prime Minister agreed that US Secretary of State John Kerry was playing an important role and that his efforts had their united and strong support.

Published 18 February 2014