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Friday, March 31, 2017

President Trump to welcome King Abdullah II of Jordan to the White House on April 5, 2017

3/31/17,  "King of Jordan Plans White House Visit," AP via voanews.com

"President Donald Trump will welcome the king of Jordan to the White House next week.

Press Secretary Sean Spicer says that King Abdullah II will visit the White House on April 5. The two are slated to discuss "a range of shared interests in the Middle East," including the fight against the Islamic State group, the conflict in Syria and Israeli-Palestinian relations.

Trump will also be welcoming President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt on April 3.

Trump met briefly with King Abdullah II at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington last month.

A White House said the two discussed the possibility of establishing safe zones in Syria, among other issues."
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White House press statement:

3/31/17, "Press Secretary Statement on the Visit of King Abdullah II of Jordan," Whitehouse.gov

"President Donald J. Trump looks forward to welcoming King Abdullah II of Jordan to the White House on April 5.  President Trump and King Abdullah will exchange views on a range of shared interests in the Middle East, including how the United States and Jordan can best defeat ISIS, end the conflict in Syria, and advance peace between Israelis and Palestinians. The two leaders will also discuss how to further strengthen cooperation between the United States and Jordan and promote peace and prosperity in the Middle East."






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