Jordanian King, Egyptian FM discuss deep bilateral ties

Jordanian King, Egyptian FM discuss deep bilateral ties

Amman (UNA-OIC) – Jordanian King Abdullah, received at Al Husseiniya Palace on Sunday, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, where they discussed the importance of maintaining coordination and consultation on issues of mutual concern, in line with shared interests and in service of Arab causes.

The meeting covered also means of expanding cooperation across all sectors, and joint efforts to counter coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and its humanitarian and economic implications.

Moreover, the meeting touched on regional developments, foremost of which is the Palestinian cause.

From his side, Jordanian King reaffirmed Jordan’s steadfast position and the need to achieve a comprehensive and just peace, based on the two-state solution, guaranteeing the establishment of an independent, sovereign, and a viable Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

The King also reiterated that any unilateral Israeli measure to annex lands in the West Bank is unacceptable, as it would undermine the prospects of achieving peace and stability in the region.

Efforts to reach political solutions to regional crises were also discussed.

Besides, the King said he looks forward to the next trilateral Jordanian-Egyptian-Iraqi summit, aimed at bolstering economic, development, and trade ties across various sectors, in the best interest of the three countries and their peoples.

During the meeting, Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry conveyed greetings from Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to the Jordanian King.

In return, King Abdullah asked Shoukry to convey his greetings to President El Sisi, reaffirming the deep-rooted and strategic ties between the two countries and peoples.

It’s noteworthy, that Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Adviser to the King for Communication and Coordination Bisher Khasawneh, Egypt’s Ambassador to Jordan Sherif Kamel, and the delegation accompanying the Egyptian minister attended the meeting.


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