By Alana Abramson
April 5, 2017

President Trump is meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan, the first meeting between the two since Trump was inaugurated nearly three months ago.

The two leaders will hold a bilateral meeting followed by a joint press conference. They will discuss tactics on how to advance shared interests in the Middle East including methods of defeating the Islamic State and mitigating the current conflict in Syria.

This is Trump’s second visit with a foreign leader this week. He met with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Monday, and is set to meet with China’s President Xi Jinping on Thursday.

The Trump administration recently announced it was banning electronic devices on flights to Middle Eastern countries, including Jordan.

The press conference begins at 1:10 p.m. E.T. Watch on the video above.

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