Egyptian president to visit Jordan Jan. 17 upon invitation of King Abdullah II

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Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 01:24 GMT

FILE - President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi

FILE - President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi

CAIRO – 17 January 2021: Jordan News Agency reported Sunday that President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will visit the Jordanian capital, Amman, on Monday upon the invitation of King Abdullah II.

 

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks, Sunday with visiting Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi.

 

The two top diplomats' talks tackled means of boosting relations as well as the developments in regional and international issues, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.

 

During the meeting, Shoukry briefed his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi on the outcome of recent contacts made by Egypt with all parties concerned with the Palestinian cause.

 

Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister Safadi is scheduled to participate in a quartet ministerial meeting on Monday in Cairo within the framework of the Munich Group, which includes the foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, Germany, France and the European Union.

 

The meeting is aimed at refreshing peace efforts and ending a stalemate in the negotiations in order to reach a peaceful settlement to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state solution.

 

Shoukry received Safadi on Sunday in the presence of Jordan's new ambassador to Egypt Amgad Al Aadialah, who presented his credentials to the foreign minister.

 

Both ministers underlined the deeply-rooted, strong relations between Egypt and Jordan and highlighted continuous coordination and consultations under the directives of both countries' political leaderships to establish security and stability in the region, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez said.

 

The ministers also focused on means to support the Palestinian cause and they have the same views on regional and international developments, particularly in Syria, Libya and Yemen.

 

They emphasized the need to put an end to any foreign interference in the Arab countries' affairs and reach peaceful solutions to the crises of these countries in a way that preserves the Arab national security and land integrity, Hafez added.

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