AMMAN (Rahnuma) — King Abdullah II of Jordan on Sunday called for increased coordination among the Arab countries to address common challenges, state-run Petra news agency reported.
The king made his remarks during his meeting in the capital Amman with heads of Arab parliaments, who are gathering in Amman for their 29th meeting themed “Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine.”
The Jordanian king stressed the key role the Arab parliaments should play in unifying Arab stances regarding regional challenges, adding that increased cooperation and coordination are required to ensure stability and security in the region.
King Abdullah also called for intensifying efforts to find political solution to the crises facing some Arab countries.
On the Palestinian issue, he reiterated Jordan’s consistent position which regards the Palestinian issue as a central issue in the region.
He also commended the Arab parliaments’ efforts to defend Jerusalem and support the Palestinian refugees.
Discussions also covered combating terrorism and radicalism.
Meanwhile, heads of Arab parliaments stressed Jordan’s key role in the Middle East and the importance of continued cooperation and coordination about various issues facing the Arab nation.