PM, Egyptian counterpart hold talks in Cairo

Prime Minister, Dr. Bisher Khasawneh, held talks in Cairo with the Egyptian Prime Minister, Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, on Thursday, on ways to strengthen bilateral relations in its various fields and maintain coordination and communication to enhance them.


During the discussions, the duo affirmed the “deep-rooted, brotherly” relations between Jordan and Egypt, under attention paid by His Majesty King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, and the two leaderships’ directives on the necessity of keenness and joint action, on a permanent basis, to strengthen these ties and push cooperation to its highest levels in a way that serves common interests.


The two premiers also noted the joint Jordanian-Egyptian position on consultation and coordination on all issues of common interest to serve Arab issues, foremost of which is the Palestinian issue, in a manner that guarantees establishment of an independent and viable sovereignty Palestinian state on the June 4, 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital, in accordance with the two-state solution in a way that achieves comprehensive and just peace in the region and brings about its security and stability.


On future bilateral action, the two PMs agreed to hold meetings of the Joint Jordanian-Egyptian Higher Committee in its 29th session in Amman, in the coming weeks, and to convene coordination and preparatory talks in advance to cover various aspects of joint cooperation.


Moreover, the talks went over a number of cooperation aspects, such as energy, gas, electrical connectivity and among other areas, in a way that achieves common interests.


Source: Jordan News Agency