By Laith al-Junaidi
AMMAN (AA) - Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Wednesday witnessed a joint military drill in the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Jordan’s King Abdullah and Crown Prince Al Hussein at the site of the military drill, according to a statement by the Jordan’s Royal Court.
“Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Brigade/Quick Reaction Force represented the JAF [Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army] during the exercise,” the statement added.
The joint exercise aims “to enhance cooperation in joint operations and promote the exchange of military expertise between the two countries”, it said.
The exercise included “combat and counterterrorism operations in various environments, using live ammunition”, according to the statement.