King Mohammed VI fully supports Jordan king’s decisions

Moroccan monarch is first leader to call his Jordanian counterpart, expresses his full support for decisions taken by King Abdullah II to ensure Jordan's Stability and Security.

RABAT – Morocco’s king Mohammed VI expressed Sunday his country’s full support for the decisions taken by Jordan’s King Abdullah II to ensure Jordan's stability and security, the Royal Palace said in a statement.

The Moroccan monarch was the first leader to get in touch with King Abdullah II following The Jordanian military’s announcement on Saturday that King Abdullah’s half-brother and former Crown Prince Hamza bin Hussein had been told to halt actions used to target the country’s “security and stability.”

A statement issued by Morocco’s foreign ministry said that, based on the special ties uniting “King Mohammed VI and His brother King Abdullah II, Rabat “reiterates its full solidarity with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.”

In a statement published by Jordan’s state news agency, it said the action was part of a broader security investigation in which a former minister, a member of the royal family and some other unidentified individuals were detained.