Senate president voices Jordan's support to Iraq in facing terrorism

[07-12-2016 07:58 AM]

Ammon News - AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal Fayez said that Jordan, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II, stands by Iraq with all its components, is keen on Iraq's unity and stability, and support its efforts if countering terror gangs.

During a meeting on Wednesday with leader of the Iraqi National Alliance Ammar Al Hakim and the accompanying delegation, Fayez said that Jordanian-Iraqi relations have always been strong and based on mutual respect.

"Jordan's leadership, government and people are keen to forge closer relations with Iraq in various fields, and the Kingdom believes that Iraq's security and stability is a Jordanian interest," he added.

Fayez stressed the Senate's interest to build on the strong brotherly ties with Iraq, especially at this critical stage, as well as boost parliamentary ties with its neighbor in the interest of both countries.

The Senate also spoke about the challenges facing the Kingdom due to regional conflicts and crises, mainly the Syrian crisis.

Al Hakim for his part voiced thanks and appreciation for Jordan's supportive stance towards Iraq.

He said Iraq is keen to boost its relations with Jordan and set up strategic projects such as the Basra- Aqaba oil pipeline.

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