Is Jordan Switching Sides?

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Is Jordan Switching Sides?

by Stephen Lendman

On Friday, Sputnik News, RT International, the Jordan Times and Reuters said Russian and Jordanian officials agreed to establish a "special working mechanism" to share information on counterterrorism operations in Syria. 

"Under an agreement between His Majesty King Abdullah II and Russia's President Vladimir Putin, the militaries of the two countries have agreed to coordinate their actions, including military aircraft missions over the Syrian territory," Sergey Lavrov explained. He urged other nations to join their coalition against a common enemy.

Jordan's communications minister Mohammad Momani said "military cooperation…between (both countries) concerns southern Syria and aims to ensure security of the Kingdom's northern frontier."

"Jordan remains an active member of the international coalition fighting the Da'esh terror group." Coordi
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