President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in a press conference in June 2018- press photo
CAIRO -25 August 2020: President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi headed on Tuesday to the Jordanian capital, Amman, to participate in the third tripartite summit between Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq, within the framework of the tripartite cooperation mechanism between the three countries, which launched its first round in Cairo in March 2019.
Presidential spokesman Bassam Radi said that the Amman summit aims to build on what has been achieved during the two previous summits in Cairo and New York.
Amman summit also comes to evaluate and follow up development steps in various fields of economic, trade and investment cooperation between Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq within the framework of the tripartite cooperation mechanism, in addition to strengthening political and security consultations between them on ways to achieve this to address the unprecedented regional challenges facing the Middle East and the Arab world.
During the visit, President El-Sisi will meet the King of Jordan, to discuss ways to promote bilateral relations at all levels and to continue intensive consultations on issues of common interest.
The first trilateral summits were held in Cairo in March 2019, while the second one convened in New York in September of the same year, on the sidelines of the current United Nations General Assembly meetings.
During the second summit President Sisi, King Abdullah and Iraqi President Barham Salih asserted their full support for the Palestinian cause as a central cause in the Arab world, adding the Palestinian people must have all their legitimate rights that include an independent state and its capital is Jerusalem city in the light of the Arabian initiative and the international agreements.
Also, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi headed for Amman to attend the summit.