President Sisi heads to Jordan to meet King Abdullah II



Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 02:46 GMT


Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 02:46 GMT

CAIRO – 1 April 2024:  Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi expected to head to Jordan, Monday to meet with King Abdullah II, and discuss developments in in Gaza Strip, along with bilateral relations between the two countries.

According to Presidential Spokesperson Ahmed Fahmy, the two leaders’ discussions will shed light on ceasefire efforts in Gaza along with intensifying the crossing of humanitarian aid.

In a joint press conference in Cairo on Saturday, the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan and France called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and emphasized the crucial need to implement the two-state solution as a pathway to lasting regional peace.

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry underlined the need for an immediate, permanent ceasefire in Gaza and unhindered aid delivery to more than two million people in the strip.

The Egyptian foreign minister emphasized that the international community continues to apply unfair standards when it comes to the rights of the Palestinian people.

Meanwhile, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Stéphane Séjourné stressed that France wants a cessation of military operations in Gaza as called for by the resolution recently adopted by the United Nations Security Council.

He stressed that France wants to move forward with its political efforts at the Security Council in this regard over the coming weeks.

Séjourné warned that the ongoing tragedy in Gaza does not serve the security of Israel and Israeli people.

For his part, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Jordan Ayman Safadi said their meeting reflected the current position of the international community, which urges a ceasefire in Gaza.






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