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Saudi Arabia, Jordan call for an end to interference in the affairs of Arab countries

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Al-Safadi stressed on Monday, before the meeting of the countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, the need to intensify efforts to overcome regional crises and reduce escalation.

The called to build regional relations based on the principle of good-neighborliness and non- Interfering in the internal affairs of Arab countries, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

This comes at a time when Libya is witnessing an escalation, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan assuring Sunday that his forces will gradually reach the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

In addition, the talks between the two ministers focused on developing strategic historical relations between the two countries.

The two ministers also affirmed that their countries will work to increase cooperation and strengthen brotherly relations, which are under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II and his brother, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz.

Al-Safadi stressed Jordan’s absolute support for Saudi Arabia in all its steps to protect its security and stability, as the security of Saudi Arabia and Jordan is one and indivisible.

Moreover, the Saudi Foreign Minister asserted in a speech delivered during a press conference after the meeting of the countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, the necessity of stopping the escalation, and protecting the security of the Gulf and the Red Sea.

“Saudi Arabia is keen on avoiding any escalation in the region, we must pay attention to the risks that threaten global security, not just the security of the region,” Saudi Foreign Minister said.