Saudi King, Crown Prince Receive Jordan’s King

Photo: Petra Saudi Press Agency (SPA)14.12.2017 KSA
Saudi King, Crown Prince Receive Jordan’s King

Saudi King, Crown Prince Receive Jordan’s King

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The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held at his palace, in the Saudi capital Riyadh, a session of official talks with King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

During the session, they discussed the latest developments in the region, particularly those relating to Jerusalem and the dangerous repercussions with regard to the United States decision recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the moving of its embassy to Jerusalem. The US decision will complicate the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in addition to the security and stability in the region, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

During the meeting, they also asserted the necessity to intensify and coordinate the Arab, Islamic and international efforts in order to protect the historic and firm rights of the Palestinian people in Jerusalem, in addition to the importance of finding a just and last solution for the Palestinian Cause in accordance with the international relevant resolutions and Arab Peace Initiative.

They also reviewed the Saudi-Jordanian relations in various fields and ways of developing them. They also discussed ways of coordinating efforts in combating terrorism.

The session of talks was attended by His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; His Royal Highness Prince Dr. Mansour bin Meteb bin Abdulaziz, Minister of the State, Member of the Cabinet and Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; His Highness Prince Khaled bin Faisal bin Turki, Saudi Ambassador to Jordan; His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior; Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Minister of the State and Member of the Cabinet; Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance, and the Jordanian King s accompanying delegation.

For his part, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense also met with visiting King Abdullah II of Jordan.

During the reception, they disused latest developments, in the region of the Middle East, including US decision to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel and to relocate US embassy to the city and the serious and passive fallouts of the decision, which considered as a huge setback for endeavors exerted to drive the peace process forward.

They also emphasized, during the reception, the historically well-established rights of the Palestinian people, in Al-Quds and other occupied territories, guaranteed by relevant international resolutions.

On the other hand, cordial talks related to bilateral relations were exchanged, during the reception, too, in addition to discussing promising opportunities for development, in all aspects, including joint efforts to combat terrorism.
The reception was attended by Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki, Saudi Ambassador to Jordan, Minister of State and Member of the Council of Ministers Dr. Massed bin Mohammed Al-Ayban, the accompanying escort minister and other senior officials.

From the Jordanian side, the reception was attended by the Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II and accompanying delegation. 

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