U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
November 13, 2018
The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, Secretary Pompeo conveyed his condolences for the victims of the recent flooding in Jordan and reaffirmed the United States’ steadfast support for Jordan. Secretary Pompeo underscored the importance of the bilateral relationship between our two countries, thanked King Abdullah for his efforts to promote peace and stability in the Middle East, and sought King Abdullah’s views on regional developments and other matters of mutual interest.
Secretary Pompeo also congratulated King Abdullah on his receipt of the 2018 Templeton Prize.