To meet any challenge targeting the region .. Agreement to conduct military exercises between the UAE and Jordan
The UAE and Jordan agreed on Wednesday evening to hold joint military exercises in Abu Dhabi.
This came during a meeting between Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed and Jordan's King Abdullah II on Wednesday in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi during an official visit to the country, according to the official news agency (WAM).
The two sides agreed that "units of the armed forces of the two countries will conduct a joint exercise in the near future (not specified) in the UAE."
They also stressed their "united stand and absolute solidarity in facing all challenges, and that the security of the UAE and Jordan was and will remain an integral one."
The Jordanian monarch vowed to stand by his country to the fullest potential of the UAE in the face of any challenge to its security and stability, which constitute, and the security of the Arabian Gulf, a pillar of the security and stability of the region and the world.
It is worth mentioning that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah II received the King of Jordan on his arrival at Al-Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi during an official visit to the UAE by Abdullah II.
On May 12, the UAE Foreign Ministry announced in a statement that four merchant ships of several nationalities (unspecified) had been subjected to sabotage operations near their territorial waters, off the seaport of Fujairah .
Riyadh later confirmed that two Saudi carriers had been subjected to a sabotage attack on their way to cross the Arabian Gulf near the territorial waters of the UAE.