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King Abdullah of Jordan takes to twitter to thank Saudi King Salman

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King Abdullah II of Jordan on Monday expressed his gratitude toward Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE following the Mecca summit.

The quartet summit called by King Salman to support Jordan after the country faced a wave protests, concluded with participants agreeing to provide Jordan with $2.5 billion.

His tweet read: “We highly appreciate the honorable position of our brothers in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE, especially the good initiative by my brother King Salman bin Abdulaziz towards our country, and in light of the challenges facing it. The Mecca meeting is a true embodiment of Arab brotherhood and solidarity. God save the Arab nation and God save dear Jordan”.

A few days after protests erupted on the streets of Amman, King Salman called Jordan’s King Abdullah, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed. These contacts ended with a decision to hold an urgent meeting in Mecca to consult on the crisis.