How the heads of Egypt, Jordan and Iraq met

On Sunday, June 27, the heads of Egypt, Jordan and Iraq met.

The official representative of the Egyptian head of state Bassam Rada told about the results of the negotiations.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stated the three countries’ mutual desire to take cooperation to a new level.

“They discussed ways to expand cooperation in various fields within the framework of historical and fraternal relations, as well as to deepen coordination on regional topics. The current situation in the region demonstrates the unprecedented challenges that threaten the security of Arab countries and the Middle East,” the statement said.

The sides agreed to focus on mechanisms of implementation of joint strategic projects in the field of politics, security, economy, trade and investment. It is specified that Iraq and Jordan supported Cairo and Khartoum on the importance of ensuring the water security of these states in the context of the construction of Ethiopia on the Blue Nile Dam “Revival.

Amman’s relations with Egypt and Iraq “are based on a common political vision,” according to Ayman al-Safadi, deputy prime minister and head of the Jordanian Foreign Ministry, at the final press conference. “Many issues were discussed today,” he stressed. – We are facing all these problems together with Iraq.”