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Razzaz meets with speakers of Egyptian, Moroccan lower houses


The Jordan Times


AMMAN — Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Monday held two separate meetings with speakers of the Egyptian and Moroccan houses of representatives over bilateral ties between the Kingdom and their respective countries.
During the meetings, Razzaz expressed his optimism for the 29th conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (APU), which was held in Amman under the theme “Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine”, to restore Arab unity and regain the status of Arab countries on regional and international levels.
During discussions with Egyptian Lower House Speaker Ali Abdel Aal, the premier highlighted the importance of sustaining coordination and consultation between Jordan and Egypt towards all Arab and regional issues, mainly the Palestinian cause, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 
He also called for boosting the trilateral Jordanian-Egyptian-Iraqi cooperation to improve transportation between the countries, and contribute to developing commercial exchange among them and MENA countries. 
For his part, the Egyptian speaker lauded the Kingdom’s success in hosting the APU conference, referring to the attendance of all Arab countries, which highlights Jordan’s status its role as an incubator for joint Arab action.
During his talks with Moroccan Lower House Speaker Habib El Malki, Razzaz said that Jordan was eager to benefit from Morocco’s experience in the investment field, Petra added.
The prime minister praised Morocco’s stance towards the Palestinian issue, highlighting the importance of reaching a unified Arab stance to continue supporting Palestinians.
For his part, Malki praised Jordan for supporting Morocco’s unity, stressing both countries’ stances towards Arab, Islamic, regional and international issues.
Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Monday also met with Malki over the means to expand cooperation and coordination, in a way that can boost bilateral ties, according to a ministry statement. 
They also went over the latest regional developments and efforts to deal with them in a way that can bring security and stability.

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