Japan-Jordan Relations

Foreign Minister Kono made a courtesy call to His Majesty King Abudullah,
King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

April 28, 2018
Japanese

 Foreign Minister Kono, during his visit to Jordan, made a courtesy call to His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on April 28th, from 5:50pm local time for 20 minutes.

  1. Minister Kono (1) expressed his gratitude to His Majesty for hosting the Aqaba Process meeting, and mentioned that (2) terrorism is a global issue that is also important for Japan and would like to collaborate in addressing the issue, (3) Japan would like to further enhance the friendly relationship with Jordan, and that (4) Japan will continue to support Jordan for the region’s peace and stability.
  2. His Majesty King Abdullah mentioned that the bilateral relation is making progress in various areas and that he was looking forward to making further discussions with Prime Minister Abe during his upcoming visit.
  3. Both sides also discussed the situation in the Middle East, including the “Corridor for Peace and Prosperity” initiative as well as the situation in North Korea.