Algiers, 1 November 2022 (TDI): Egypt’s Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, and his counterparts Ayman H. Safadi of Jordan and Fuad Hussein of Iraq met amid the preparatory meetings for the 31st Arab Summit in Algeria.

The meeting aimed to discuss the ways and strategies to enhance trilateral relations. During the meeting, the trio discussed the significance of cooperation within the trilateral mechanism and reaffirmed the continuation of the same.

The Ministers enunciated the need to foster Arab cooperation, amid all the crises faced by the Arab world, especially the occupied territories. The strategic integration and progress, made by ministerial groups, were also appreciated.

They stressed the need to form a follow-up mechanism to check the implementation of the targeted projects between the three countries and to speed up the execution of such projects to gain more benefits.

In the meantime, Shoukry and Safadi extended their support to Iraq’s Foreign Minister regarding security and stability in the country.

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They both assured Fuad Hussein that Iraq was not alone in these difficult times and that the security of the whole Arab nation was associated with security in Iraq.

Iraq is the most vulnerable country in terms of politics and security as the situation is still fragmented and volatile. Although the war ended in 2017, the country has a long way to go before gaining regional and political stability.

Moving to the end of the meeting, the Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Jordan extended their congratulations to Iraq’s counterpart on the formation of a new Iraqi government.

It is pertinent to mention here that after a year of deadlock; Iraqi lawmakers have approved a new government.

Mohammed Shia al-Sudani who previously served as Iraq’s Human Rights Minister is selected as Prime Minister and will head the new government.