| 3 March 2024, Sunday |

UAE’s Mohammed bin Zayed, Egypt’s Sisi, Jordan’s King discuss Jerusalem developments

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan’s King Abdullah in Cairo on Sunday to discuss the developments in Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa compound, according to state news agency WAM.

“The three leaders also touched on the developments taking place in the city of Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque, stressing the need to stop any practices that violate the sanctity of the holy mosque and change the status quo there in addition to avoiding escalation and calming the situation,” WAM reported.

It added: “They stressed that the region is in need for peace, stability and cooperation in order to promote peace and development and ultimately achieve the aspirations of the peoples of the region for progress and prosperity.”

The three leaders also discussed the war in Ukraine and called on all parties concerned to exert maximum efforts to settle the conflict through giving priority to diplomacy and dialogue to restore security and stability.

“The meeting dealt with strengthening joint Arab action and the importance of mutual coordination in light of the challenges and crises besetting the Arab region and threatening its security and stability,” WAM said.

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