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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Call with King Abdullah of Jordan

President Obama spoke with King Abdullah of Jordan by phone earlier today and congratulated him on Jordan’s role in convening the meetings between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators earlier this week in Amman. The two leaders expressed their shared goal of achieving a comprehensive and lasting peace in the region and promised to stay in touch in the coming weeks on this and other issues of mutual concern.