x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 18 January 2018

UAE, Jordan and Saudi Arabia share points of view

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed exchanged views on international relations with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and King Abdullah II of Jordan during a visit to Jeddah.

Senior Jordanian, Saudi and Emirati officials have met in Jeddah to exchange views on international relations and moves towards peace and stability in the region, the state news agency Wam reported on Monday.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, met with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, and King Abdullah II of Jordan.

Wam reported that the international leaders took stock of the regional and international developments and exchanged views on a variety of issues of mutual interest.

The meeting follows a visit by King Abdullah II of Jordan to the UAE last month, where he met with Sheikh Mohammed at Al Mina Palace to discuss Arab and regional development.

The meeting, which took place during King Abdullah’s stopover to China, also looked at strengthening bilateral ties between the countries and Sheikh Mohammed stressed the importance of strong UAE-Jordanian relations and expressed keenness to bolster ties in the best interest of both countries.

Sheikh Mohammed was welcomed upon arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah by Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince Khalid Al Faisal bin Abdulaziz, governor of the Makkah Region, Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, president of General Intelligence and secretary general of national security council, and a number of top Saudi officials.