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  4/26/2013, Iyar 16, 5773

Biden Meets Jordan's King Abdullah


U.S. Vice President Joe Biden hosted King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington on Thursday.  

According to a statement from the White House, Biden and the King “discussed how best to advance a political transition to a peaceful, democratic post-Assad Syria where moderates are empowered. The Vice President underscored the strength of the U.S.- Jordanian relationship and noted enduring U.S. support for Jordan.”

The statement added that the King will meet with President Barack Obama on Friday.