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Jordan picks up regional diplomacy following Blinken, Bin Zayed visits

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken referred to Jordan as a key partner and friend in his recent visit to Amman, yet the Hashemite kingdom is facing a new geopolitical reality making it’s diplomatic role in Mideast peace more challenging.
Blinken and Abdullah

Jordan has been stepping up its regional diplomacy in last 48 hours after receiving both US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Abu Dhabi’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed, in Amman.

The meetings follow the ceasefire announced last week to end the exchange between Israel and Hamas, and Blinken’s earlier stops in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Cairo this this week.

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