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World Pelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation

07:15  20 october  2019
07:15  20 october  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) arrived in Jordan on Saturday, where the House's top Democrat is leading a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers to meet with top Jordanian officials.

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A statement from the Speaker's office Saturday night confirmed that Pelosi and a number of lawmakers including Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), ranking member on the House Armed Services Commitee and the delegation's lone Republican member had met with officials at the U.S. embassy as well as the country's King Abdullah II and other top officials.

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Leader Pelosi led a Congressional Delegation to Jordan where they met Sunday with King Abdullah II in Amman. “Our delegation was grateful for the warm hospitality of King Abdullah II who hosted us for a working lunch and a thoughtful exchange of views on critical regional and economic security, and

Nancy Pelosi and her delegation touched down at Terminal 3 Sunday afternoon and were met by the US Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan and the Speaker of Parliament, Mike Aaron Ocquaye. Some members of Parliament, as well as other dignitaries, were also at the Kotoka International

"Our bipartisan delegation is visiting Jordan at a critical time for the security and stability of the region," Pelosi said in the statement. "With the deepening crisis in Syria after Turkey's incursion, our delegation has engaged in vital discussions about the impact to regional stability, increased flow of refugees, and the dangerous opening that has been provided to ISIS, Iran and Russia."

During their meetings at the U.S. embassy, Pelosi and other lawmakers also thanked U.S. service members serving as part of a Marine detachment, according to the release.

Her visit to Jordan comes just days after a showdown at the White House with President Trump over the latter's withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria. A photo of the meeting quickly went viral in the hours after it was released with both Pelosi and Trump accusing one of other of "melting down" during the discussion.

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