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Joint communiqué stresses need to expand trilateral cooperation

Leaders underline crucial role of Hashemite Custodianship

By JT - Jun 28,2021 - Last updated at Jun 28,2021

AMMAN — A joint communiqué was issued on Sunday, at the conclusion of the fourth trilateral Jordanian-Egyptian-Iraqi summit, attended by His Majesty King Abdullah, Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, and Iraq Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi in Baghdad.

In the communiqué, the three leaders stressed the need to expand cooperation among Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq in energy, industry, agriculture, transportation, food security, infrastructure, investment, construction, and housing, according to a Royal Court statement.

The joint communiqué stressed the need to adopt the best means and measures to translate the strategic relations among the three countries into tangible impact on the ground.

The leaders underlined the crucial role of the Hashemite Custodianship in safeguarding Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem.

President Sisi and Prime Minister Kadhimi also commended Jordan’s relentless efforts to stop Israeli violations and aggression in Jerusalem and in the Palestinian territories, according to the communiqué.

In addition, the leaders stressed the need to activate efforts towards achieving just and comprehensive peace that fulfils the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.

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