File- Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (R) meets with his Iraqi Counterpart Mohamed Abdel-Hakim in Cairo on 19 January 2019, Press photo File- Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (R) meets with his Iraqi Counterpart Mohamed Abdel-Hakim in Cairo on 19 January 2019, Press photo

FMs of Egypt, Jordan, Iraq meet in Baghdad

Sat, Aug. 3, 2019
CAIRO – 3 August 2019: The Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Jordan and Iraqi would hold a meeting on Sunday in Iraq, said the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Saturday.

The meeting will shed light on the means of the economic cooperation among the three countries, besides ways of supporting Iraqi stability and achieving its development, the statement added.

“They [the ministers] will also discuss counter-terrorism issues, investment through a series of agreements and MoUs (Memoranda of Understanding] that include economic coordination, and support Iraq in reconstructing areas that were liberated from terrorist group of Daesh [Islamic State Terrorist Group], the statement read.

The meeting will tackle the outcomes of the tripartite summit held in Cairo between President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Jordanian King Abdullah II, and Prime Minister of Iraq Adil Abdul-Mahdi in March, the statement added.

The Foreign Ministers of the three countries have met in Amman on May 9, discussing the mechanism of enhancing economic integration and cooperation in joint industrial zones.
 
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