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King and Queen Start a Visit to France
Amman, 30 September 2003

Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania started on Tuesday a short working visit to France where the King is expected to hold on Wednesday with French President Jacques Chirac on the Middle East peace process, the future of Iraq and ways to enhance Jordanian-French relations.

Upon arrival the King was received by the French Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, a number of French officials and the Jordanian Ambassador to France.

The King will receive at the Sorbonne Society for International Policy on Tuesday evening the Award of Political Courage.

The King and the accompanying Jordanian officials will also meet a number leading French businessmen and investors.