PM conveys the King’s message to Egyptian president

Prime Minister, Dr. Bisher Khasawneh, has delivered a verbal message from His Majesty King Abdullah II to Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, during a meeting at Al-Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo Thursday morning.


The message focused on the “deep-rooted, brotherly” relations between the two countries and coordination of their joint positions on issues of common concern to serve Arab issues, foremost of which is the Palestinian cause.


During the meeting, President Al-Sisi and Khasawneh affirmed the depth of the “strategic and historic” relations between the two countries, and the keenness to enhance bilateral cooperation and push it to broader horizons, especially in the economic and trade fields.


They also stressed the need to strengthen the trilateral cooperation, in light of the outcomes of the trilateral summit hosted by His Majesty King Abdullah II in Amman last August, with the participation of President Al-Sisi and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, and the possibility of expanding this three-way cooperation to include other Arab countries in a way that serves interests of Arab countries and their peoples.


On the bilateral ties, Khasawneh stressed the importance of President Al-Sisi’s visit to Amman on January 18th and the need to build on it and on the mutual visits between His Majesty, President Al-Sisi and the two countries’ officials to achieve more cooperation and integration.


Lauding the Jordanian-Egyptian relations, the PM said are a model in Arab brotherly relations in all fields.


The Egyptian President and Khasawneh affirmed that the two countries will continue their efforts in serving Arab causes, foremost among which is the Palestinian issue.


In this context, they voiced the two countries’ firm stance on the need to establish an independent and sovereign Palestinian state on the June 4, 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital, within the framework of the two-state solution in a way that achieves just and comprehensive peace in the region and to enhance regional security and stability.


The Egyptian President, in turn, conveyed his greetings to His Majesty King Abdullah II and his keenness to maintain coordination and consultation towards strengthening the course of relations between the two countries and issues of common concern.


President El-Sisi praised the “strong brotherly” relations between Egypt and Jordan and the progress they are witnessing in all fields, and the keenness to deepen them to serve the interests of the two brotherly countries and their peoples.


Source: Jordan News Agency