The President of the Republic stresses during his meeting with the Jordanian King the importance of strengthening Iraqi-Jordanian relations and developing them to serve the two brotherly peoples / Expanded


Baghdad The President of the Republic, Dr. Barham Salih, received King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

During a session of bilateral talks, President Barham Salih welcomed King Abdullah, praising the Kingdom’s supportive role for Iraq, and noting the depth of the bilateral relations that bring together the two neighboring countries and the two brotherly peoples, which are close geographical and social ties.

Salih stressed the need for joint work to develop these relations in various fields of interest to the two countries and to guarantee the interests of the two peoples.

The meeting dealt with the tripartite joint cooperation among Iraq, Jordan and Egypt, and its strengthening through geographical communication in order to achieve economic and commercial integration by supporting investment, joint industrial cities and cooperation in the field of energy, electrical connection, oil transportation and infrastructure projects, for the benefit of the peoples of the three countries, and heading towards broader horizons serving the entire region by enhancing opportunities for development and economic prosperity, in addition to joint coordination to confront the challenges of terrorism and extremism, the health and economic repercussions of the Corona epidemic, the climate change crisis, and the protection of the environment, which is a common threat threatening everyone.

Salih indicated that Iraq is looking forward to joint cooperation and coordination in order to ease tensions in the region.

The two sides stressed the importance of tripartite coordination for resolving crises and easing tensions in the region, especially the existing crises in Syria, Yemen and Libya, and moving towards prospects for a political solution through convergence and dialogue.

King Abdullah expressed his happiness at visiting Baghdad, stressing Jordan’s support for Iraq in maintaining its security and stability.

He stressed the importance of the agreements concluded between the two countries in the economic and trade fields, and the need to strengthen the joint tripartite cooperation among Iraq, Jordan and Egypt to achieve common interests.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency