King Salman’s visit to Jordan aimed to enhance political, security,military, investment,cultural, agricultural, labor, transport, housing and energy cooperation between the two countries. During the meetings of the Saudi-Jordanian Coordination Council and the Joint Jordanian-Saudi Committee a number of agreeements and memoranda of understanding were signed and the development of bilateral relations were ensured. Concerning the Palestinian situation the two sides stressed the “legitimate rights of the Palestinian peopleand their right to establish an indipendent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital”. Moreover they expressed their hope for the success of the 28th Arab Summit that will be held in Jordan and their support in combating extremism,terrorism and violence. They also discussed about Syria and Yemen and the importance of preserve their unity, besides condemn Iran’s interference in the internal affairs of the region’s countries
Israeli forces violently suppressed clashes overnight on Wednesday in Shufat refugee camp in occupied East Jerusalem, leaving several injured by rubber-coated steel bullets, while four Palestinian youths were assaulted and detained, local sources said. Fatah party spokesperson in Shufat refugee camp Thaer Fasfous told Ma’an that Israeli forces heavily deployed in the camp and took pictures of several buildings, causing clashes to erupt. Israeli forces fired tear gas canisters, sound bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinian youth during the clashes, which Fasfous said lasted for hours on end. Fasfous said that seven Palestinian youth were shot and injured by rubber-coated steel bullets while many others suffered severe tear gas inhalation.