British Defence Secretary Fred Mulley arrived in the Jordanian capital of Amman on Saturday (7 January) at the start of a three-day visit.
British Defence Secretary Fred Mulley arrived in the Jordanian capital of Amman on Saturday (7 January) at the start of a three-day visit. He held talks with King Hussein and Jordanian Prime Minister Modar Badran.
SYNOPSIS: At Hashimyeh Palace, the seat of the Royal family in the suburbs of the capital, he was received by King Hussein.
The King and Mr Mulley had talks on relations between Jordan and Britain as well as the Middle East situation. Mr Mulley was accompanied by Mr John Campbell, British ambassador to Jordan, for the meeting.
Although Jordan has for some time bought most of her arms from the United States, she has purchased spare parts and military vehicles from Britain. The British have also provided assistance in the instruction of Jordan's armed forces. Mr Mulley was believed to have discuss arms supplies during his visit.