Minister, Australian ambassador discuss cooperation on fighting terrorism, human trafficking

Amman, Minister of Justice, Bassam Talhouni, and Australia ambassador to Jordan, Miles Armitage, Wednesday held a meeting on ways to enhance cooperation and activate agreements between the two countries, especially in the areas of combating human trafficking and terrorism.

Talhouni pointed out that combating terrorism is an utmost priority for many countries, including Jordan; due the dangers it poses to the world, by seeking to dry up the sources of financing of terrorism, through the creation of a number of international agreements and participation in various activities.

In turn, Armitage praised Jordan’s commitment to enacting new laws that seek to counter terrorism and human trafficking, in light of the great progress witnessed by the state in legal and judicial fields.

He highlighted Australia’s role in enhancing bilateral relations with Jordan, calling for activating bilateral agreements and memoranda of understanding, joint cooperation protocols and in many legal fields to serve the best interests of the two countries.

Source: Jordan News Agency