OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON
APRIL 1, 2022
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman H. Safadi to reaffirm the deep strategic relationship between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed the need for calm in Jerusalem during April as Muslims, Jews, and Christians celebrate Ramadan, Passover, and Easter. The Secretary also spoke of his recent participation in the Negev Summit and ways regional partners can work together to support the Palestinian people. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Jordan’s steadfast support for Ukraine, especially in the United Nations.