U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
|IMMEDIATE RELEASE||February 13, 2014|
Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby provided the following readout:
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met today in Washington with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.
The two leaders reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Jordan relationship and the United States' commitment to Jordan's security.
They discussed a host of regional security issues in advance of the King's meeting with President Obama in California on Friday, to include the challenges presented by the conflict in Syria.
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