Interior Minister Mazen Al-Faraya discussed during his meeting in his office today, Thursday, with the US Assistant Secretary of State for Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Todd Robinson and the accompanying delegation, aspects of bilateral cooperation between the two friendly countries in the security fields, especially the fight against drugs through the exchange of experiences and information, and the great and pivotal role that Jordan plays to combat this crime and to prevent its spread and entry into neighboring countries.

Al-Faraya said that the ministry, through the Public Security Directorate, is continuing its efforts and campaign at all levels to eliminate drugs of all kinds and prevent their spread and entry into Jordanian territory.

He indicated  that Jordan's efforts to prevent the entry of drugs into the Kingdom, and from there to neighboring countries, have multiplied as a result of the weak security control of some neighboring countries, which are a major source of drug entry into Jordan.

During the meeting, the both sides  reviewed the strategic plan developed by the Public Security Directorate for the coming period, which is based on three dimensions, namely operations, prevention, and treatment, in addition to using the most advanced methods and keeping pace with technological progress in combating this serious crime.

For his part, Robinson praised the pivotal and important role that Jordan plays in combating drug crime and preventing its entry into the rest of the neighboring countries despite the difficult circumstances it faces in confronting drug traffickers, stressing that his country provides various forms of support and cooperation to the Kingdom to facilitate its tasks in combating and eliminating drugs.