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King renews support for Yemen at meeting with Hadi

By JT - Oct 01,2015 - Last updated at Oct 01,2015

His Majesty King Abdullah meets with Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday stressed Jordan's support for the efforts exerted to restore the legitimate authority in Yemen and to ensure a secure future for the Yemeni people. 

During talks with Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on the sidelines of the 70th Plenary Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the two leaders reviewed efforts under way to achieve security in Yemen and the need to arrive at a solution that guarantees restoring Yemen's stability, according to a Royal Court statement.

The Yemeni president expressed his appreciation of the King's stands,  and praised His Majesty’s address to the UN summit. 

The Monarch also met with Chairman Dragan Čović of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina in New York on Wednesday. At the meeting, King Abdullah stressed the importance of coordinating all efforts, regional and international, to combat terrorism. 

They stressed the need to highlight the message of Islam, which calls for tolerance and moderation.

The two leaders asserted the need to boost commercial exchange and economic cooperation between the two countries, especially in the areas of tourism and health.   

Also on Wednesday, His Majesty met with the Jordanian media delegation that attended the UN meeting.

During the meeting, attended by Royal Court Chief Fayez Tarawneh, the King highlighted the main issues that topped the agenda of his working visit to New York and his meetings with world leaders and heads of the delegations participating in the General Assembly meeting. 


The media delegation comprised Feisal Shboul, director general of the Jordan News Agency, Petra, Mohammad Tarawneh, director general of the Jordan Radio and Television Corporation, Mohammad Tal, Ad-Dustour editor-in-chief, Tareq Momani, Al Rai’s chief editor, Samir Barhoum, chief editor of The Jordan Times and Fahed Khitan, editor-in-chief adviser at Al Ghad newspaper.

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