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The Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and King of Jordan Agree to Establish a Joint Investment Fund | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Saudi Arabia and Jordan yesterday agreed to establish a joint investment fund during the Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Jordan. Prince Mohammed who is also the Saudi Second Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence met King Abdullah II and in a joint statement that was made at the end of the visit, the two sides stressed “the importance of strengthening the existing cooperation in the fields of security and fighting terrorism and extremism”. They also stressed the “importance of participating in existing international efforts to fight terrorism made by the international coalition and the military coalition”.

The two sides expressed their rejection of “the policy of interference that Iran is pursuing in the region which is igniting sectarian strife and fostering terrorism”. They also warned Iran against continuing with its current approach which is deepening disputes and conflicts in the region and targeting its stability.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Abu Dhabi yesterday evening and met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and they discussed fraternal relations between the two countries, ways of strengthening them and international issues of mutual interest.