Jan 7, 2023

US Secretary Blinken’s Call With Jordan Foreign Minister

US Secretary Blinken’s Call Jordan Foreign Minister

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Jordan Foreign Minister

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi today to talk about bilateral and regional issues critical to the strategic U.S.-Jordan relationship and regional stability. Secretary Blinken underscored the importance of keeping the historic fame quo at Jerusalem’s Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount and expressed grasp for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s one-of-a-kind role as custodian of Muslim holy websites in Jerusalem. Secretary Blinken reaffirmed the U.S. dedication to regional stability and integration, consisting of aid for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Negev Forum, and a simply political solution in Syria consistent with UN Security Council Resolution 2254. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Safadi also mentioned the implementation of the fourth Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Partnership between the United States and Jordan, which consists of support for King Abdullah II’s economic reform program.

Mexico City, The North American Leaders Summit

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will journey to Mexico City, Mexico on January 9 and 10 to join President Joseph R. Biden at the tenth North American Leaders’ Summit. President Biden and Secretary Blinken will meet with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada to discuss deepening and increasing our protection cooperation and monetary partnership as nicely as growing coordination on world and regional issues. Secretary Blinken will additionally talk with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard and Canadian Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly on our work to enhance North American competitiveness; tackle climate change; promote humane migration administration in the region; improve public health; support citizen security; and increase diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Secretary Blinken’s And Canada Foreign Minister Joly On Call

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke the day prior to this with Canadian Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Joly mentioned continued assist for Haiti and the upcoming North American Leaders’ Summit in Mexico City later this month. The Secretary expressed his appreciation for Canada’s leadership and shut coordination with the United States on sanctions and safety help in Haiti. The Secretary reaffirmed U.S. dedication to strengthening Haitian National Police capacity, turning in humanitarian assistance, and aiding a Haitian-led political accord. They also discussed other shared priorities and pursuits and mentioned that they seemed forward to seeing each other in Mexico for the North American Leaders’ Summit.