Saudi Arabia, Jordan affirm support for Presidential Council & peace in Yemen

Amman – Saba
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan have renewed their full support for the international and regional efforts aimed at reaching a comprehensive political solution to the crisis in Yemen, in accordance with the Gulf Initiative and its executive mechanisms, the outcomes of the Yemeni National Dialogue, and Security Council Resolution No. (2216).

This came during the official talks between King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and the Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The King of Jordan and the Saudi Crown Prince affirmed their support for the Presidential Council to enable it to carry out its tasks to achieve security and stability in the Republic of Yemen, and to end the Yemeni crisis and peace efforts.

The two sides stressed the condemnation of terrorist acts, practices and attacks carried out by the Houthi militia targeting civilian objects and vital facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, threatening the security of international shipping lanes, and undermining efforts to reach a political solution, stressing that the security of the two kingdoms is one.