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Egypt, Jordan agree to support Baghdad's efforts to eliminate ISIS

ISIS at Deir Az-Zour

Egypt, Jordan and Iraq agreed on supporting Baghdad's efforts to eliminate ISIS remnants, aiming for a secured and stable atmosphere for the return of all displaced citizens to their cities.

The foreign ministers of the three countries agreed on cooperation in combating terrorism and drying out terrorist funding sources, while at the same time eliminating its media platforms.

The statements were made during a tripartite meeting in Baghdad on Sunday between Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Al-Safadi, and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali al-Hakim in Baghdad to follow up on the implementation of the outcomes of the previous tripartite summit held in Cairo last March.

They discussed boosting cooperation between the three countries in an aim to invest in political, economic, cultural and societal fields.

They stressed the importance of holding meetings for competent ministers in the fields of energy, industry, trade and housing in Baghdad soon to bolster economic integration and cooperation. The meetings will also look to develop joint industrial areas and cooperate in the fields of energy, infrastructure and reconstruction.

The three ministers also discussed developments in the Palestinian cause and the necessity of comprehensive peace, as well as the importance of activating an Arab role in resolving the Syrian crisis.

The importance of intensifying efforts to depreciate escalations in the Gulf region was also discussed.

They also agreed to hold periodic meetings, with the upcoming meeting set to be held in Jordan.

 

Last Modified: Monday، 05 August 2019 05:14 PM
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