The delegation is visiting Jordan at “an important moment for the security and stability of the region,” Nancy Pelosi said.
WASHINGTON – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a delegation of US lawmakers to Jordan, where she discussed Turkey’s operation in Syria with Abdullah II. This is stated in a statement issued by the speaker of the lower house.
“This evening, our bipartisan delegation had the honor to meet with His Majesty Abdullah II, with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman al-Safadi and other officials,” the text reads. “Our delegation is visiting Jordan at an important time for the security and stability of the region.”
“In the context of the ongoing crisis in Syria after the invasion of Turkey, we held important discussions about the impact [of this] on regional stability, the growth of the flow of refugees and the dangerous actions of the ISIS, Iran, and Russia,” Pelosi said.
On October 17, the United States and Turkey reached an agreement following talks in Ankara to suspend the Turkish operation “Source of peace” in Northern Syria. The Turkish side agreed to cease hostilities for 120 hours to allow the SDF troops to leave the 30-kilometer border security zone created by Ankara.