U.S.'s Blinken reaffirms 'strategic partnership' in call with Jordan's king - Metro US

U.S.’s Blinken reaffirms ‘strategic partnership’ in call with Jordan’s king

FILE PHOTO: "2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices" release at the State Department in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Jordan’s King Abdullah on Thursday and “reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to its strategic partnership with Jordan,” a U.S. State Department spokesman said.

Blinken commended the king for “Jordan’s steadfast leadership promoting peace and stability in the Middle East,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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