Jordan reiterates support for legitimate government in Yemen

Added On August 7, 2017

AMMAN, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Jordan on Sunday reiterated its full support for the legitimate government in Yemen and for efforts to restore stability in the country, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
At a meeting in Amman between Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and Yemeni Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdelmalek Mekhlafi, the two sides looked into developments in Yemen.
Safadi stressed Jordan's support for the Yemeni government headed by President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.
The minister voiced Jordan's full support for a political solution to end the crisis in Yemen.
Also Sunday, Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki met with Mekhlafi and discussed ties between the two countries.
Mulki stressed Jordan's continued position to support the legitimate government in Yemen and efforts to restore stability and security in the country.
"Jordan will not spare any effort to support Yemen at the diplomatic, political and socio-economic levels under the leadership of King Abdullah II of Jordan," said Mulki.
Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh also met the Yemeni official and reviewed regional developments including the recent tension in Al Aqsa Mosque.