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MOSCOW, August 25. /TASS/. The governments of Russia and Jordan are working together to develop bilateral ties, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II.
"We are happy to talk about the development of our bilateral relations. I know that counterparts in the governments of both countries are working with each other," Putin said, suggesting that developments in the Middle East should also be brought up for discussion.
King Abdullah said he was pleased to attend the Maks-2015 aviation salon near the Russian capital.
"I am very glad to return to Moscow. As you know, strong and stable relationships exist between our countries, which you continue to develop and maintain," the king said.
King Abdullah II of Jordan said Russia and its President Vladimir Putin are playing a vital role in efforts to settle the Syrian crisis and unite the warring parties at the negotiating table.
"We should find a solution on Syria. Your role and the role played by your country are vitally important for uniting the warring parties at the negotiating table," he stressed.
"That is why you personally and your people are playing an extremely vital role in the solution of problems that face our region," the King of Jordan concluded adding he would be glad to discuss these issues with President Putin in Moscow.
The king also noted Russia’s role in the Palestinian-Israeli settlement. "We all want to find a solution to this protracted conflict," the monarch stressed.