Foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, Iraq meet in Baku

Amman, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukri, and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad al-Hakim held a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 18th forum of the Non-Aligned Movement in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The ministers agreed to hold the next ministerial meeting in Amman early next month, in preparation for the next tripartite summit, at the level of leaders, to be held in Baghdad.

The three top diplomats discussed ties between the three countries and ways to further boost them in economic, developmental, and cultural fields.

The latest developments in the Middle East region, namely, the Palestinian cause, the Syrian crisis, Libya, Yemen, and the war against terrorism were figured high during the meeting between the three top diplomats.

The Egyptian top diplomat briefed his counterparts on renaissance dam negotiations between his country and Ethiopia, as Safadi and al-Hakim voiced their support to Egypt as it seeks to safeguard its water rights.

Safadi and Shukri voiced their support to Iraq in its efforts aimed at preserving security and stability and achieving the aspirations of the Iraqi people.

Source: Jordan News Agency