Jordanian, Iraqi, Egyptian foreign ministers discuss cooperation

Baghdad, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Hassan Shoukry and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamad Alhakim Sunday held a meeting in Baghdad, for a discussion on means to enhance economic ties…

Baghdad, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Hassan Shoukry and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamad Alhakim Sunday held a meeting in Baghdad, for a discussion on means to enhance economic ties between the three countries.

Before the meeting, Safadi conveyed to the Iraqi president a verbal message from His Majesty King Abdullah II stressing Jordan''s desire to move forward to expand economic, trade and investment cooperation between the three countries to serve their common interests.

The Iraqi president affirmed his country''s appreciation for the Kingdom''s role and efforts exerted by His Majesty the King to promote regional stability.

The Iraqi president stressed that his country wants deeper relations with Jordan in various fields and within the framework of tripartite cooperation with the Arab Republic of Egypt.

The three ministers'' meeting underscored the importance of building on the outcome of the trilateral summit that had been recently convened in Cairo with the presence of His Majesty King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to achieve joint goals and serve the three countries.

Safadi told journalists: "We are here to translate the directives of our leaderships to work together within a complementary vision to build relations based on benefiting from the myriad of opportunities that will be possible from working together. We have a future full of opportunities ahead of us with regard to enhancing cooperation and integration in economic, tourism, culture, political and security domains.

Source: Jordan News Agency