Mon, 27 Jun 2022

AMMAN, June 21 (Xinhua) -- King Abdullah II of Jordan held talks Tuesday with visiting Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on ways to foster ties and economic cooperation.

The king and the Saudi crown prince stressed the historic ties between the two countries and voiced keenness to strengthen them at all levels.

They also talked about ways to enhance economic cooperation and Saudi Arabia's possible investment in Jordan.

The Jordanian king stressed Saudi Arabia's key role in supporting Arab and Islamic causes, highlighted its efforts for achieving peace, and affirmed Jordan's full support for Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi crown prince said that Saudi Arabia is keen to boost coordination with Jordan, adding that there will be increased cooperation between the two countries.

The two sides also talked about regional issues including the Palestinian issue and the right of the Palestinians in having an independent state.

Also on Tuesday, companies from the two countries signed a series of agreements to boost cooperation in several sectors.

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