Iraq’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamad A. Alhakim will host on Sunday a meeting in Baghdad with Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Jordan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs & Expatriates Ayman Safadi.
The meeting will discuss bilateral relations, regional developments and strengthening pan Arab cooperation.
The meeting will also review progress in the implementation of agreements reached in March at the tripartite summit in Cairo between Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, and King Abdullah II of Jordan.
At the Cairo summit, the three leaders agreed several measures to deepen economic cooperation between Iraq, Egypt and Jordan including the development of joint industrial zones.
In a statement Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the discussions in Baghdad will also focus on support for Iraq’s reconstruction efforts in areas liberated from Daesh terrorists and in other parts of the country.
The Ministers, officials say, will also discuss security cooperation and strategies to counter extremism.