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Shoukry, Jordanian FM confer on latest development of Palestinian cause

Wednesday، 12 September 2018 - 03:38 PM

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry conferred with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi on the latest developments in the region, especially the Palestinian cause and means to boost bilateral ties.

This came on the sidelines of the meeting of the Arab foreign ministers council.

The meeting comes within the framework of the keenness of both sides to coordinate on and consult about the latest developments in the region especially Palestine and follow up bilateral relations for the interests of Egyptian and Jordanian peoples, said Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid.

The ministers discussed the agenda of the meeting of the Arab ministerial council and the ministerial session on supporting the UNRWA, he said.

During the meeting, Shoukry reviewed the Egyptian efforts exerted to maintain the humanitarian work, asserting the Egypt is keen on maintaining the activities of the UNRWA.

Both ministers asserted the importance of joint work to get international funding for the UNRWA to enable it to assume its humanitarian missions, he said.

Also, the ministers discussed the latest developments of the Syrian crisis, the situation in Iraq, Yemen and Libya along with the situation in Palestine and means to support efforts exerted to resume the stalled peace process to guarantee establishing an independent Palestinian state on the basis of a two-state solution, Abu Zeid said.

Both ministers agreed on intensifying coordination and consultation during the coming stage to follow up the latest developments of the Palestinian cause and coordinate stances at the international level to find a solution to the critical humanitarian situation in Palestine, he added.

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