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Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

March 11, 2019

Acting Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Charles E. Summers Jr. provided the following readout:
 
Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan today in Washington, D.C., to reaffirm the strength of the defense relationship between the United States and Jordan.
 
The leaders discussed a broad range of defense and security issues, including Jordan’s contributions to the coalition to defeat ISIS.
 
Acting Secretary Shanahan thanked King Abdullah for his strong leadership and unwavering commitment to regional security and stability, and for our continued bilateral security partnership.