Jordan’s Abdullah tells Biden he hopes to ‘bolster strategic partnership’

US President-elect Joe Biden speaks on the phone with Jordanian King Abdullah II.

Abdullah “expresses keenness to continue bolstering the strategic partnership between the two countries to expand cooperation, in service of mutual interests and regional security and stability,” according to an official statement from his court.

Jordan’s King Abdullah delivers his speech at the European parliament, in Strasbourg, eastern France, January 15, 2020. (Jean-Francois Badias/AP)