President Faisal Al Fayez on Tuesday met
with a delegation of US Congressional
aides during which he briefed them on
the current situation in the region, mainly
the Syrian crisis as well as economic
challenges facing the Kingdom due to hosting
hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees.
Al Fayez said that Jordan,
despite regional conflicts and crises,
has been able to preserve its security
and stability but is facing economic hardships,
urging the international community to
fulfill its commitments to Jordan to enable
it to continue its humanitarian role towards
The Senate president praised
the distinguished ties between Jordan
and the United States as well as the US
support to the Kingdom.
Commenting on the Palestinian
issue, he said a solution to this issue
based on the two-state solution that leads
to the establishment of an independent
Palestinian state with East Jerusalem
as its capital will help in putting an
end to regional crises and eradicating
terrorism and extremism.
Al Fayez voiced hope
that the US president will play an effective
role in ending regional conflicts and
establishing a Palestinian state with
East Jerusalem as its capital.