Egypt to support Iraq in war on Insecurity

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President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said that Egypt insists on aiding and supporting Iraq and the Iraqi people in their war on terrorism and their struggle to restore stability and peace.

The Egyptian Presidency said that this is the first meeting between the Egyptian President and the Iraqi Premier who was sanctioned by parliament to form the new Iraqi government in late October.

The president also stressed Egypt’s keenness to strengthen cooperation with the Arab Gulf country.

Egypt will provide such support, the president said, whether through the trilateral cooperation mechanism framework with Jordan or through bilateral cooperation, according to the statement.

The Egyptian President underscored the importance of accelerating the process of implementing joint projects between Egypt and Iraq, so that achievements in the field of economy concur with those in the field of politics.

Both leaders reviewed the progress of bilateral cooperation as well as the projects of the trilateral cooperation with Jordan.

Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Jordan and Iraq held a meeting in Amman on Wednesday to discuss the trilateral cooperation between the three countries.

The meeting discussed the progress achieved on projects currently implemented jointly by the three countries in several fields