On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan, met with the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Ms. Nancy Pelosi, in Washington, D.C.
The meeting covered the latest regional developments, with His Majesty stressing the need for Middle East countries to work collectively to counter food security challenges, in addition to high prices.
Turning to the Palestinian cause, His Majesty reaffirmed the need to jumpstart the peace process and relaunch negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis, on the basis of the two-state solution, guaranteeing the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital.
The meeting also covered means of reaching political solutions to regional crises, retaining security and stability for the people of the region, in addition to efforts to counter-terrorism.
US House leadership commended the deeply-rooted historical relations between Jordan and the United States, as well as the Kingdom’s pivotal role in promoting regional stability and achieving peace.