AQABA, JORDAN, --The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the United States have pledged to tackle risks posed by the terrorism to the international peace and security.

This came when His Majesty King Abdullah II, received on Saturday visiting U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly.

According to Jordan News Agency (Petra), they discussed the strategic relations between the two countries and ways to strengthen them, especially in the area of security.

The two parties also tackled regional and international efforts to combat terrorism, within a holistic strategy, emphasising the importance of intensifying coordination and cooperation among all states concerned, in order to counter this danger, which is threatening the global security and peace.

Source: Emirates News Agency