Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on November 25, 2019- press photo Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on November 25, 2019- press photo

Shoukry, Jordanian counterpart discuss Palestine issue

Mon, Nov. 25, 2019
CAIRO – 25 November 2019: On the sidelines of the extraordinary session of the League of Arab State’s Council at the ministerial level in Cairo, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi on Monday.

The meeting tackled the bilateral relations and the regional and international issues of mutual concern, said Egyptian ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Ahmed Hafez in a statement on Saturday.

Both minsters tackled the latest development of the Palestinian issue, particularly following the US decision of legalizing the Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, Hafez added.

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on November 25, 2019- press photo


“Shoukry affirmed in this regard Egypt’s stance of abiding by international resolutions and international law in connection with the status of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank,” Hafez said.

On November 18, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that the Israeli settlements in the West Bank is “not inconsistent with the international law.”

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on November 25, 2019- press photo


“The two ministers reviewed the progress made in terms of advancing bilateral relations and enhancing joint cooperation between the two countries in all fields, within the framework of implementing the joint directives of H.E. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and his brother, His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein,” he continued.

 
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