UAE decision to support Jordan commended

AMMAN, 8th February, 2015 (WAM) — Mohammad Al Momani, Jordan’s Minister for Media Affairs and Communication, has praised the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the stationing of a UAE Air Force F-16 squadron in Jordan, which was ordered by His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces .

Al Momani said in statement to the Jordanian newspaper, Alarab Alyawm, ”This is not the first time that the UAE has supported Jordan. We fought side by side in many places and it is not surprising that the brave soldiers of the UAE will be working with their Jordanian brothers.” he added.

He also pointed out that this decision comes in support of Jordanian military efforts and its active participation in the coalition against Daesh.