Jordanian King Receives British Chief of Staff

08.03.2017 Jordan
Jordanian King Receives British Chief of Staff

Jordanian King Receives British Chief of Staff

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His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan on Sunday discussed bilateral relations, focusing on the military and defence fields, with British Chief of the Defence Staff General Stuart Peach, according to a Royal Court statement.

During the meeting held at Basman Palace in Amman, the King and Peach discussed efforts to combat terrorism and the latest developments in the region. 

The meeting was attended by HRH Prince Faisal, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Freihat and British Ambassador to Jordan Edward Oakden.

Freihat met separately with General Peach and an accompanying delegation at the command of the rapid reaction forces, where they discussed bilateral cooperation, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

During the meeting, the delegates were briefed on the tasks, duties and training programs of the force, whose officers later showcased the weapons and gear it uses during its missions, Petra added.

Furthermore, Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim Freihat, met on Monday with Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah and his accompanying delegation.

Talks during the meeting dealt with the latest regional and international developments as well as coordination and cooperation between the two countries’ armed forces.

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