On Monday, the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry praised the great role played by Iraq in overcoming and curtailing terrorism.
In a joint press conference in Baghdad with Iraqi and Jordanian foreign ministers, Mostafa al-Kadhimi and Ayman El Safadi respectively, Shoukry affirmed the talks touched upon evaluating ways to enhance cooperation at the economic level and finding new opportunities for cooperation between the three countries.
He added that Egypt aims to enhance Arab national security by maintaining close coordination between all Arab countries.
Shoukry stated that the Egyptian state is looking forward to improving cooperation relations with Iraq and Jordan and to fully improving coordination and cooperation between Arab countries.
The meeting comes as part of the official visit of the Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry and the 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.
The Egyptian and Jordanian top diplomats, on their part, asserted their keenness on maintaining the security and stability of Iraq in view of the close ties binding the three countries at the popular and official levels.
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.