Shoukri discusses with Jordanian counterpart current regional challenges

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri had talks with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi on means of boosting bilateral cooperation and facing current regional challenges to realize security, stability and development for the peoples of the area.

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Hafez said Monday that the talks that were held by the two top diplomats in Riyadh fell within the framework of continuing cooperation and coordination between Egypt, the Jordanian kingdom, and their keenness on exchanging views over regional issues of mutual interest.

The meeting covered fostering relations in line with directions by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan, he added.

Shoukri is visiting Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to attend a ministerial meeting of Arab and African countries overlooking the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

Source: State Information Service Egypt