FM, UAE counterpart discuss ties, region

Riyadh, Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi and United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations in various fields.

In a meeting in the Saudi capital Riyadh, which was held on the sidelines of a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Arab Coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen, the two ministers stressed the importance of increasing cooperation and coordination between Jordan and the UAE.

The ministers discussed regional developments, including efforts to find a solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the two-state solution, and the implications of the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

They also reviewed developments in efforts to reach a political solution to the Syrian crisis and a number of regional issues of common concern.

Al-Safadi briefed the UAE minister on talks His Majesty King Abdullah II had with US Vice President Mike Pence.

The two ministers agreed to continue coordination to serve the common Arab interests and enhance regional security and stability.

Source: Jordan News Agency