Obama to meet with Jordan's King Abdullah - White House

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U.S. President Obama answers a reporter's question after delivering a statement on the economy in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a reporter's question after delivering a statement on the economy in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Jordan's King Abdullah at the White House on Feb. 24, the White House said on Monday.

The two leaders plan to discuss the fight against Islamic State, support for Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the White House said.

(Reporting by Ayesha Rascoe; Editing by Susan Heavey)