His Majesty King Abdullah received Monday, at Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman, Commander of the US Central Command General Kenneth F. McKenzie, and his accompanying delegation to discuss Jordanian-US cooperation, especially in the military field.
The meeting also covered the latest regional developments and efforts to counter terrorism within a holistic approach, according to Petra News Agency.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Freihat, and Adviser to His Majesty for Communication and Coordination Bisher Al Khasawneh attended the meeting.
Earlier, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Saturday, at Qasr Al Shati’ in Abu Dhabi, General Kenneth F. McKenzie, the Commander of the United States Central Command, with the bilateral defense cooperation ties being the central topic of discussion.
The meeting occasioned a review of the friendly relations between the two countries with an emphasis on the military domain in addition to an array of issues of common concern, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.
Attending the meeting were H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council, Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief-of-Staff of the Armed Forces, Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, the Undersecretary of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, and Major General Staff Pilot Ibrahim Nasser Mohammed Al Alawi, Commander of Air Force and Air Defense, along with the delegation accompanying the US Commander.