Rome, 3 December 2021 (TDI): The Mediterranean Dialogues celebrating since 2015, have become the global hub for high–level discussions of international situations. It brought together important personalities from the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Europe, and relevant UN special representatives.

Furthermore, prominent leaders of Mediterranean companies, civil society, the media, and the academy also attend this Conference. Therefore, the topics covered are diverse. From the construction of supply chains in a post-Mediterranean pandemic to special dialogues with Ayman Safadi, Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, and the President of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum.

The Arab States in the Mediterranean Dialogues


Along these lines, Minister Ayman Safadi, during today’s special dialogue, stated Jordan’s opinion on the evolving presence of Russia, the United States, and China in the region. He mentioned that the United States has always played an important role in the Middle East, and its participation in the central issue, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is necessary.

He also emphasized Jordan’s commitment to the two-state solution and the need to get “all parties back at the table”. On the other hand, following the Syrian situation, Jordan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates indicated that the US-Russian cooperation is fundamental. 


Likewise, Yemen’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs participated in a side meeting with Riyad Al-Maliki, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Palestine. He also renewed Yemen’s firm stance on the Palestinian issue.

In the course of their meeting, Ahmed BinMubarak briefly told him about the latest developments by the Yemeni government regarding the attacks on the Houthis. In addition, in the special session called “The Future of Yemen”, Minister BinMubarak pointed out that the Yemeni government welcomes the initiatives of cessation of hostilities. However, as long as the Houthi militia does not abandon the idea of ​​the divine right to rule, peace will be unattainable.

Tomorrow morning begins the last session of the Conference and will address issues such as the future of governance in the MENA sector, the threat of Illicit Traffic, among others.