Issue Issue 1061,
7 June, 2018
Article length: 72 words
UAE: Mohammed Bin Zayed’s Jordanian visitor
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan welcomed Jordan’s Crown Prince Al-Hussein Bin Abdullah II with an iftar meal at Al-Bateen Palace on 28 May. On 3 June, MBZ was on the phone to King Abdullah II, whose official version stressed the strong relations between the two countries and the UAE’s support for Jordan. The call came at a time of widespread demonstrations in Jordan against proposed tax rises.