Joint communiqué highlights ‘deep-rooted ties’ between Jordan and Oman

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His Majesty King Abdullah and Sultan Haitham bin Tarik of Oman meet at Al-Alam Palace, on October 5, 2022. (Photo: Royal Court)
MUSCAT — His Majesty King Abdullah returned to Jordan on Wednesday after an official visit to Oman, at the invitation of Sultan Haitham bin Tarik of Oman, a Royal Court statement said. اضافة اعلان

Her Majesty Queen Rania, HRH Crown Prince Hussein, and a high-level delegation accompanied His Majesty on the visit.

At the conclusion of the visit, a joint communiqué was issued by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Sultanate of Oman highlighting the deep-rooted ties between the two countries and peoples, as well as the main topics discussed by the two leaders during the visit.

In the communiqué, the two leaders reaffirmed the distinguished bilateral ties between Jordan and Oman, and called for bolstering trade exchange and cooperation across all fields, in the service of the two countries and peoples, a Royal Court statement said.

The communiqué also highlighted the signing of a number of memoranda of understanding and executive programs in various fields, underscoring the role of the Oman-Jordan Joint Committee in promoting economic cooperation between the two countries’ public and private sectors.

Noting the importance of bolstering joint Arab action, the two leaders emphasized the need to maintain coordination and consultation among Arab countries, and promote economic integration.

Addressing the centrality of the Palestinian cause, both leaders urged stepping up efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive peace, in accordance with the Arab Peace Initiative, international law, and relevant UN resolutions, on the basis of the two-state solution, which guarantees the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the June 4, 1967, lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Sultan Haitham stressed the important role of the Hashemite Custodianship in safeguarding Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem and preserving the historical and legal status quo in the holy city, the communiqué said.

King Abdullah expressed appreciation of Sultan Haitham, and the government and people of Oman for the hospitality and warm welcome, and extended an invitation to Sultan Haitham to visit Jordan soon, the communiqué also said.

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