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Jordanian-Iraqi-Palestinian Summit Supports Establishing Palestinian State

Jordanian-Iraqi-Palestinian Summit Supports Establishing Palestinian State

Friday, 24 May, 2019 - 05:45
King Abdullah II meets Iraqi and Palestinian presidents in Amman on Thursday. Asharq Al-Awsat Arabic
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A tripartite Jordanian-Iraqi-Palestinian summit, held Thursday in Amman, has underpinned the importance of supporting the Palestinians in securing their legitimate rights and establishing their independent state on the June 4, 1967, lines with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Jordan's King Abdullah II, Iraqi President Barham Salih, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas underscored the need to unify positions and bolster joint Arab action to overcome challenges and crises.

Discussions addressed the Palestinian cause and the importance of supporting Palestinians in establishing their independent state, in addition to the necessity of maintaining coordination in service of Arab causes and regional stability and security.

Within a holistic approach, the meeting covered the latest regional developments and efforts to reach political solutions to current crises and to counter-terrorism.

Ahead of the summit, the Jordanian and Iraqi presidents held a meeting where King Abdullah II asserted that Jordan stands by Iraq’s efforts to foster its security and stability and fulfill the aspirations of its people towards further prosperity and progress.

The outcomes of the trilateral summit, which was held in Cairo in March, were also highlighted, stressing the need to build on them to expand cooperation and coordination.

King Abdullah II and Salih further underscored the importance of boosting joint Arab action and unifying Arab and Muslim positions to counter challenges.

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