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Jordan, Iraq tackle regional situations, bilateral cooperation in Baghdad

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi (L) and Jordan’s King Abadullah II

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi has met on Monday with Jordan’s King Abdullah II, who arrived in Baghdad on an official visit.

During the meeting, the two leaders tackled the bilateral issues as well as the regional situations. They highlighted necessity of unity to stop the escalation witnessed in some countries and protection of Palestinian cause and defending Jerusalem.

The meeting was followed  by another one attended by members of the Iraqi and Jordanian delegations. Developing the bilateral cooperation and exchanging the viewpoints on the issues of joint interest were the main features of the meeting.

The two delegations also stressed importance of stability for the peoples in the region and carrying out the outcome of the previous official talks held in Baghdad between Abd al-Mahdi and his Jordanian counterpart Omar al-Razzaz.

Earlier on the day, the King met with the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halboosi. He lauded the success of the political process in Iraq, affirming Jordan's support to Iraq in preserving the country's safety and stability and achieving much progress and prosperity.

Jordan's king recent visit is his first official one to Iraq for over 10 years. He visited Iraq for the last time in 2008 after former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was toppled.

Last Modified: Tuesday، 15 January 2019 11:52 AM
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