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Immediate Release

Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl's Meeting With Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of the Jordan Armed Forces Major General Yousef Al-Hnaity

Pentagon Spokesman Lt. Col. David Herndon provided the following readout:

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl met with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of the Jordan Armed Forces Major General Yousef Al-Hnaity in Manama, Bahrain, on the margins of the annual Manama Dialogue, November 19. Under Secretary Kahl reaffirmed the importance of the U.S.-Jordan defense relationship and expressed appreciation for Jordan’s close partnership with the U.S. military, contributions to the Defeat-ISIS campaign, and leadership in advancing peace and security throughout the region.

Major General al-Hnaity and Under Secretary Kahl reaffirmed the importance of the bilateral partnership to advance multilateral integration to address mutual threats.