Jordan-Azerbaijan discuss ties | Jordan News | Ammon News

Jordan-Azerbaijan discuss ties

[3/17/2017 3:31:06 PM]

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal Fayez on Friday met with Azeri Parliament Speaker Oktay Asadov and discussed ways to bolster ties between the two countries in various domains.

During the meeting, Al Fayez praised the depth of ties between the two countries, and Jordan's keenness to enhance ties and coordination with Azerbaijan on issues of mutual interests.

The meeting also touched on the latest regional developments, mainly the Syrian crisis and the Arab-Israeli conflict, as well as efforts to fight terrorism. In this regard, the Senate president underscored the importance of enhancing international efforts to fight terrorism, adding that the war on tourism is a global war.

Al Fayez added that the Middle East is currently suffering political crises, conflicts and turmoil, the ramifications of which are posing a threat to global security and peace. The international community, however, is not exerting enough efforts to address these crises and conflicts, the Senate president said.

"Jordan has managed to maintain its security and stability, although it is located in a volatile region, thanks for the wisdom of His Majesty King Abdullah II and the awareness of Jordanian people, as well as the power of its military and security departments," Al Fayez said.

He also spoke about the Syria refugees crisis, which mostly affected the Kingdom, adding that the Syrian refugees have added extra burdens to the Kingdom's scarce resources and deepened its economic crisis.

The Azeri parliament speaker, on his part, said his country was keen to bolster ties with the Kingdom in
various domains.

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