Putin and the king of Jordan supported United Nations efforts to conduct an inter-Syrian negotiations

MOSCOW, January 14. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the king of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah II discussed the Syrian settlement and expressed support for efforts of the United Nations held in Geneva in late January, the inter-Syrian negotiations.

According to the press service of the Kremlin, in a telephone conversation held on the initiative of the Jordanian monarch, the two sides stressed “the need for speedy consolidation of efforts of all interested States to tackle Islamic state and other extremist groups”.

The Russian head of state noted the importance of training the Jordanian side of the single list of terrorist organizations, said the Kremlin.

Putin and Abdullah II have agreed to “intensify bilateral Russian-Jordanian work through various channels, including through the so-called “Amman mechanism”, aimed at further coordination of joint anti-terrorist efforts.


“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).