Abu Dhabi (UNA-OIC) – King Abdullah II of Jordan on Tuesday held talks with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The talks, held at Al Shati Palace in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, covered the deep-rooted bilateral relations and the latest regional developments.
King Abdullah and Sheikh Mohamed reaffirmed pride in the distinguished ties between Jordan and the UAE and keenness to expand cooperation across all fields, especially the economy.
They also stressed the need to bolster mutually beneficial partnerships that would achieve prosperity and sustainable development, in addition to providing solutions to regional challenges and ensuring a better future.
Discussions also covered the importance of maintaining coordination on issues of mutual concern, in serving the two countries and their peoples, as well as Arab causes.
King Abdallah emphasized the need to step up efforts to reach just and comprehensive peace on the basis of the two-state solution, which guarantees the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Discussing developments in Syria, the King reiterated Jordan’s support for efforts to safeguard Syria’s sovereignty, stability, territorial integrity, and the unity of its people.
For his part, the Abu Dhabi crown prince underscored the UAE’s keenness to enhance cooperation with Jordan, especially across economic, investment, trade, energy, and environment-related fields, in service of sustainable development in the two countries.