Nicosia/Amman, 3 June 2022 (TDI): The Foreign Minister of Cyprus attended the 14th meeting of the Association Council between Jordan and the European Union on the shores of the Dead Sea.

On the eve of the 14th EU-Jordan Association Council, the foreign minister of Cyprus, Ioannis Kasoulides met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Ayman Safadi.

The meeting presented an opportunity to continue the conversation on major issues on the bilateral and regional agendas where Jordan’s contribution is crucial.

Firstly, the Jordan-EU Association Council’s fourteenth meeting discussed and approved economic development to support projects and initiatives under the New EU-Jordan Partnership Priorities for the years 2021-2027.

The meeting examined the progress made in implementing the Association Agreement’s objectives and several bilateral and international matters of importance.

The meeting also discussed ways to strengthen cooperation and deepen bilateral relations and partnership between Jordan and the European Union in a variety of fields, including economic and development support projects and programs within the framework of Jordan and the European Union’s new partnership priorities document.

Cyprus and Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan bilateral ties

Recently in May, the Foreign minister of Jordon visited Cyprus. The focus of the visit was on the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties and that both nations have achieved significant progress in recent years.

The objective and pursuit is the collaboration of Cyprus, Jordan, and all regional governments regarding sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Further, the two sides talked about the Middle East peace process, the situation in Ukraine in light of Russia’s escalating invasion, the rising energy and food problems, EU-Jordan ties, and other current regional and international topics of mutual concern.

Cyprus and Jordan are linked by ancient and historical links of friendship, and our strategic location has left an indelible effect on the culture of both nations, which have established a comparable historical legacy.

Moreover, Cyprus maintains a consulate in Amman. Jordan maintains a consulate in Nicosia. Also, both nations are members of the Mediterranean Union.