Egypt’s President، Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi، Jordanian King، Abdullah Al-Thani، Iraqi prime Minister، Adel Abdul Mahdi hold on Sunday a tripartite Summit in Cairo.
The Summit aims at enhancing joint arab action، and the efforts exerted to combat terrorism، in addition to exchanging views ahead of the upcoming Arab summit scheduled next March.
The three Arab leaders will hold a joint press conference following their official talks.
President al-Sisi met with Iraqi PM on Saturday in Cairo to discuss means of boosting joint Egypt-Iraq cooperation، especially in economic and trade fields.
The leaders also discussed investment opportunities available to both countries، as well as cooperation with other Arab countries especially in the light of a tripartite summit in Cairo scheduled on Sunday with King Abdullah II of Jordan.
Spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency Bassam Rady said that the talks also dealt with strengthening cooperation in security and combating terrorism. This comes in particularly importance in order to prevent the threat of foreign terrorists spreading.
The president also expressed appreciation for the Iraqi PM choosing his first foreign visit to be Egypt، reflecting the bond the countries share. Sisi further affirmed Egypt’s support to the new Iraqi government، the importance it attaches to its relations with Iraq، and keenness to develop them in various fields.
For his part، the Iraqi Prime Minister expressed the Iraqi people’s appreciation for Egypt’s leadership and support for his country، and how Egypt represents a cornerstone within the region.
Abdul-Mahdi stressed Iraq’s willingness to push relations with Egypt further، strengthening cooperation at all levels.