King Abdullah holds talks with Jordanian monarch

February 27, 2008

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met with King Abdullah II of Jordan for talks at the royal ranch in Jenadriyah, near Riyadh. The Jordanian king was in Saudi Arabia for a one-day official visit.

The Saudi-Jordanian talks focused on the situation in Palestine, including the blockade of Gaza. In addition, they discussed the political crisis in Lebanon and Arab efforts to achieve national reconciliation there. Both leaders also underscored the importance of preserving Iraqi security, unity and sovereignty.

After the talks, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques hosted a banquet in honor of his royal guest.