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The White House

Statement on visit of King Abdullah of Jordan

Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release                                                April 15, 2009 
Upcoming Working Visit by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan to Washington
President Obama will meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House on Tuesday, April 21.  Jordan is a close ally and partner of the United States and the President looks forward to discussing ways in which the two countries can strengthen cooperation on regional affairs, military and security issues, and reform efforts.  The President looks forward to consulting with King Abdullah on the pursuit of a comprehensive peace in the Middle East, including moving forward with the Arab Peace Initiative, and on ways to deepen cooperation on other issues in the bilateral relationship.