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An Iraqi-Egyptian-Jordanian agreement to hold a meeting in Amman to follow up on the implementation of the electrical connection

The countries of Iraq, Egypt and Jordan affirmed, on Friday, September 24, 2021, the need to start implementing the agreed projects, while those countries discussed developments and developments in the regional and international arena and their repercussions on the region.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement received by Al-Masala that Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein participated yesterday in the meeting of the Tripartite Coordination Mechanism with the Foreign Ministers of Egypt Sameh Shoukry and Jordan Ayman Safadi, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. To push forward the course of cooperation between the three brotherly countries, and to consult on issues of common concern.

The meeting praised, according to the statement, the approved work mechanism, which is reflected positively with the three countries, expressing their support and wishes for success for the elections to be held in Iraq during the month of October next.

The three countries stressed the importance of starting to implement the agreed projects in the fields of economy, energy and electricity, and setting a timetable for the implementation of these projects, with the need to identify the follow-up bodies to serve and achieve their interests at all levels.

The meeting also dealt with the latest developments on the regional and international scene and their repercussions on the region, stressing the need to create a common positive ground for the development of relations between the countries of the region.

The meeting agreed, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to hold a meeting in the coming period in Amman to follow up the implementation of electrical interconnection projects.