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King, Egypt president discuss ties, regional developments

His Majesty calls for just, comprehensive peace based on two-state solution

By JT - Jan 19,2021 - Last updated at Jan 19,2021

His Majesty King Abdullah holds talks with Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, covering the deep-rooted ties and ways to bolster cooperation in service of mutual interests (Photo courtesy of Royal Court Facebook page)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held talks on Monday that covered the deep-rooted bilateral relations and the importance of bolstering cooperation in service of 

shared interests.

During bilateral and expanded talks, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, the King commended the distinguished level of coordination and consultation between the two countries on various issues of mutual concern, according to a Royal Court statement. 

The two leaders discussed means to bolster cooperation across all sectors, and expand Jordanian-Egyptian-Iraqi cooperation, while building on progress made at the three previous summits.

Turning to the latest Arab and regional developments, foremost of which is the Palestinian cause, His Majesty reaffirmed Jordan’s steadfast position, which calls for a just and comprehensive peace on the basis of the two-state solution, guaranteeing the establishment of an independent, sovereign and viable Palestinian state on the June 4, 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital, the statement said. 

The King welcomed the outcomes of the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, which contributed to enhancing solidarity and stability in the Gulf Arab region.

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