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Shoukry underlines importance of trilateral coordination mechanism between Egypt, Jordan and Iraq

Tuesday، 13 October 2020 - 03:31 PM

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry asserted the importance of the trilateral coordination mechanism between Egypt, Jordan and Iraq.

At a joint press conference held on Tuesday in Cairo between Shoukry, his Jordanian and Iraqi counterparts Ayman El Safadi and Fouad Hussein respectively at the end of a meeting on the trilateral coordination mechanism between the two countries.

Shourky said today's meeting comes within the framework of directives of the leaders who have recently held summits to activate the three-way coordination among the three countries in the fields of energy, reconstruction and electricity.

He also said activating cooperation among the three countries serve the interests of their peoples in view of the common grounds of political and economic consensus among them.

The Egyptian top diplomat highlighted the comprehensive consensus among the three countries on the importance of maintaining the stability of their countries and the Arab world without any interference in the internal affairs of any Arab country.

There are also common vision regarding the preservation of national security and standing against common challenges, he added.

Talks also covered the latest developments in the Palestinian issue and the need for settling the crisis based on the two-state solutions and establishing an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital, the foreign minister noted.

The meeting also addressed the latest developments in Syria and Libya and the importance of reaching a political solution via direct negotiations, Shoukry added.

He also pointed out that he briefed the two ministers on the latest updates regarding Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam. Talks also covered the Iraqi water security, he said.


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