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The Jordanian monarch stresses the Kingdom's support for Iraq in enhancing its security and stability

Jordanian King Abdullah II arrived in Baghdad on Sunday to head the Jordanian delegation participating in the fourth Jordanian-Egyptian-Iraqi tripartite summit.

Upon his arrival at Baghdad International Airport, the Jordanian monarch was received by Iraqi President Barham Salih, a number of senior Iraqi officials, the Jordanian ambassador in Baghdad and the embassy's staff.

An official reception ceremony was held for the Jordanian monarch, where the Jordanian royal anthem and the Iraqi national anthem were played.

The King's plane was escorted upon entering Iraqi airspace by Iraqi Air Force fighter planes, welcoming him.

The Jordanian king and the Iraqi president held a meeting at Baghdad International Airport, where they affirmed their pride in the level of distinguished relations between the two brotherly countries and peoples, and their keenness to consolidate them in various fields.

During the meeting, King Abdullah II stressed Jordan's support for Iraq and its brotherly people in enhancing its security and stability.

The two leaders discussed the latest developments at the regional and international levels, foremost of which is the Palestinian issue.

Emphasis was placed on continuing coordination and consultation between the two countries on various issues of common interest, in a way that achieves their interests and serves Arab issues.

During a session of talks with the king, the Iraqi president stressed the importance of strengthening the tripartite joint cooperation between Iraq, Jordan and Egypt through geographical communication and achieving economic and commercial integration by supporting investment and joint industrial cities and cooperation in the field of energy and electrical connection, for the benefit of the peoples of the three countries.

During the talks, the Iraqi president welcomed the Jordanian monarch, praising Jordan's supportive role for Iraq, and drawing attention to the depth of the bilateral relations that bring together the two neighboring countries and the two brotherly peoples, which are close geographical and social ties.

Saleh stressed the need for joint action to develop these relations in various fields of interest to the two countries and to guarantee the interests of the two peoples.

The Iraqi president stressed that Iraq is looking forward to joint cooperation and coordination in order to reduce tensions in the region. His Majesty the King stressed the importance of tripartite coordination to resolve crises and ease tensions in the region, especially the existing crises in Syria, Yemen and Libya, and to move towards prospects for a political solution through convergence and dialogue.