Obama meets with King Abdullah

WASHINGTON (JTA) – President Obama and Jordan’s King Abdullah discussed Iran’s nuclear program during a bilateral meeting.

At the meeting Monday, part of the two-day Nuclear Security Summit, the two leaders agreed on the importance of strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. Obama stressed the importance of international efforts, such as sanctions, to pressure Iran, while Abdullah argued for resolving the issue through diplomatic avenues.

The two also discussed how to advance Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab peace, elections in Iraq and Jordan’s efforts to improve conditions for the people of Afghanistan.

 

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