Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives message from Jordan's King Abdullah II
Message about developments in Jerusalem was relayed by Bishr Al Khasawneh, the Prime Minister of Jordan
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed received a message from Jordan's King Abdullah II on Monday about the latest developments in Jerusalem.
The message was relayed by Bisher Al Khasawneh, Prime Minister of Jordan, who met the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces at Qasr Al Shati Palace in Abu Dhabi.
Mr Al Khasawneh told Sheikh Mohamed about efforts led by King Abdullah to preserve Muslim and Christian sites in Jerusalem.
Sheikh Mohamed praised the “pivotal role” played by Jordan in protecting the sites in Palestine and preserving the city's identity, Wam reported.
He expressed concern over the acts of violence in occupied East Jerusalem, which have resulted in the injury of civilians.
The Crown Prince reiterated his condemnation of all forms of violence and hatred, and said it was important to end acts of aggression that exacerbate tension in Jerusalem and desecrate the sanctity of the Al Aqsa Mosque.
The leaders also exchanged Eid Al Fitr greetings and spoke about the prospects of further strengthening ties between the UAE and Jordan.
Updated: May 11, 2021 03:42 PM