Aqaba Meetings on fighting terrorism, extremist ideologies open Saturday
Amman, A new round of meetings are scheduled to be held in Aqaba Saturday on the global efforts to fight terrorism and extremist ideologies and discuss security challenges in southeast Asia.
His Majesty King Abdullah launched the Aqaba Meetings in 2015 to maintain international and regional coordination and cooperation in the fight against terrorism within a holistic approach.
Co-chaired by Jordan and Japan, the meetings will include discussions on security challenges in regions around the world that are dealing with terrorism hotspots, with the aim of identifying shortcomings and coordinating efforts to fight terrorism.
A number of ministers, political and security officials, United Nations, European Union, NATO representatives will take part in the gathering.
Over the past years, the Aqaba Meetings featured similar discussions held by His Majesty with heads and representatives of a number of countries in East Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Balkans.
Source: Jordan News Agency