AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan delegation of American lawmakers have visited Jordan to debate “the deepening crisis” in Syria amid a shaky U.S.-brokered cease-fire.
According to an announcement from Pelosi’s workplace, the delegation met Saturday with Jordan’s King Abdullah II in Amman and held “vital discussions about the impact to regional stability.” Jordan is a key U.S. ally within the area.
The Middle East go to got here because the U.S. has been withdrawing troops from Syria, following President Donald Trump’s abrupt determination to have U.S. forces stand apart for a Turkish incursion into Syria’s Kurdish-held north.
Jordan’s official information company Petra says Abdullah harassed within the assembly the significance of safeguarding Syria’s territorial integrity.
Turkey has demanded each Kurdish and Syrian authorities forces withdraw from a delegated border zone.
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