Jordan, Portugal discuss ties, region

Jordan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, and his Portuguese counterpart, Augusto Santos Silva, held talks over the phone that focused on the Jordan-Portuguese ties and the regional developments.


Safadi and Silva agreed to hold a series of talks in the second half of 2021 to prepare for the joint economic committee. The top diplomats agreed to bolster the EU-Jordan “firm” relations to increase cooperation.


Safadi, who is also the deputy prime minister, briefed his Silva on the Kingdom’s political and economic reforms, which His Majesty King Abdullah II see as top priorities, and he walked him through the economic reforms that the Kingdom agreed with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to carry out.


They emphasized the bilateral cooperation on addressing the regional crises and in upholding regional stability and peace.


Safadi praised Portugal for its support for a two-state solution that would guarantee the establishment of a Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 borders.


Source: Jordan News Agency

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