CAIRO – 7 June 2022: Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, hailed on Monday the great role played by Iraqi to overcome terrorism.
During a joint press conference with Jordanians and Iraqi counterparts, Shoukry said that the tripartite meeting discussed regional and international developments that affect the region’s stability and security.
Shoukry stated that Egypt is looking forward to improving cooperation relations with Iraq and Jordan.
The keenness of the three countries' political leaderships to enhance cooperation comes to serve their peoples' interests, Shoukry said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mostafa al-Kadhimi conferred on Monday with Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers Sameh Shoukry and Ayman El Safadi respectively on means of enhancing trilateral cooperation in the various fields especially the economic and trade ties.
The meeting comes as part the official visit of the Shoukry and Jordanian Ayman al-Safadi to Iraq for talks on building on the decisions and recommendations taken during the summit meeting between the leaders of the three countries.
Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ambassador Ahmed Hafez said Kadhimi's meeting with Shoukry and Safadi covered the latest regional and international developments as well as ways to consolidate efforts in face of current challenges facing the Arab region.
Meanwhile, Iraqi President Burham Saleh received the Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers.
The visit of Shoukry and Safadi to Iraq is part of the periodical consultations and coordination among the three countries as well as efforts to activate the trilateral mechanism of cooperation among them.