Mike Pompeo, Jordan's King Agree on 'Urgent Need' to Confront Iran in Syria
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has traveled to Jordan to discuss with the kingdom's authorities the situation around Syria, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and Iran nuclear deal.
30 April, 2018
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US State Department said that Mike Pompeo, Jordan’s king agreed on 'urgent need' to confront Iran's ‘destabilizing’ activities in Syria.
They also discussed working to support bilateral ties between the United States and Jordan, she added.
The secretary of state said he discussed with Safadi the issue of "deterring the use of chemical weapons," and said they agreed that support should continue for a "political resolution to the conflict".
Palestine seeks the establishment of a state on the territories of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, which is partially occupied by Israel, and the Gaza Strip. The Israeli government has refused to recognize Palestine as an independent political and diplomatic entity, and continues to build settlements in occupied areas, despite objections from the United Nations.