Jordan King Reiterates Support for Peace in The Gulf

Published May 21st, 2019 - 07:43 GMT
Jordanian King Abdullah II and Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah at the Mecca summit. (AFP)
Jordanian King Abdullah II and Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah at the Mecca summit. (AFP)
Highlights
King Abdullah, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, held talks with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah.

King Abdullah, accompanied by Crown Prince Hussein, held talks with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah at Dasman Palace in Kuwait on Monday, on bilateral relations and the latest regional developments.

During the talks, attended by Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, the two leaders expressed pride in the deep-rooted, brotherly ties between Jordan and Kuwait, as well as keenness to maintain cooperation and coordination on issues of mutual concern in the best interests of the two people and in service of Arab and Islamic causes, a Royal Court statement said.

King Abdullah thanked Sheikh Sabah for Kuwait’s ongoing support to Jordan, commending the positions of Sheikh Sabah on regional issues and his efforts to promote Arab solidarity.


The King reaffirmed Jordan’s support for Gulf Arab countries in their efforts to safeguard their stability.

For his part, Sheikh Sabah stressed Kuwait’s keenness to advance cooperation with Jordan in various fields, praising the Kingdom’s positions in supporting Arab causes and enhancing security and stability in the region, according to the statement.

Talks also covered regional developments and efforts to reach political solutions to crises in the region.

Sheikh Sabah hosted an Iftar in honour of The King and the accompanying delegation, attended by senior Kuwaiti officials and officers.

Earlier in the day, King Abdullah was received at the airport by the Kuwaiti emir and crown prince and a number of senior Kuwaiti officials.

The King returned back to Jordan after his meetings in Kuwait Monday night, according to the statement.

This article has been adapted from its original source.

 

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