Turkey, Jordan ink military cooperation deal
Turkey and Jordan have inked a military cooperation agreement, the Jordanian army said in a statement on Feb. 20.
The deal came that same day, after Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II and his Jordanian counterpart Mahmoud Freihat.
The two army chiefs discussed international and regional developments, as well as cooperation and coordination between the two countries’ militaries, the statement added.
Akar arrived in Amman earlier that day for talks with Jordanian officials.
The king’s meeting with Akar took up aspects of military cooperation between Jordan and Turkey and efforts aimed at fighting terrorism, the Jordanian Royal Court said in a statement.
On Feb. 19, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu also visited Amman and met King Abdullah II and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi.