1998 News Story

Crown Prince Abdullah in Jordan

Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National

Guard, was received in Amman yesterday by King Hussein of Jordan.  His accompanying

delegation includes Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Advisor at the Crown Prince's Court

Prince Abdulaziz Ibn Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, and Minister of State and Cabinet Member Prince

Abdulaziz Ibn Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz.  The two sides exchanged cordial talks and reviewed issues

pertaining to bilateral relations and developments in Arab and international arenas including

the Middle East peace process.  Following the meeting King Hussein presented Crown Prince

Abdullah with a medal of honor.

Further discussions took place at a dinner reception last night, and at a luncheon hosted today

by Prince Hassan Ibn Talal, heir apparent of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.  Prince Hassan

has been present at all the meetings, including a working luncheon yesterday, during which

King Hussein and Crown Prince Abdullah reviewed the current Arab situation and international