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Safadi holds talks with Canadian, Irish FMs


The Jordan Times


AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his Canadian counterpart Marc Garneau on Thursday held talks that focused on further developing bilateral ties and the latest regional developments.
During the talks, held over the phone, the two ministers highlighted the importance of existing cooperation in various fields between the Kingdom and Canada, and efforts exerted to end regional crises, realise peace and security and achieve economic development, according to a ministry statement.
Safadi expressed appreciation of Canada’s support to Jordan in addressing economic challenges, the refugee crisis and its support to UNRWA.
The two ministers also went over cooperation in curbing the spread of the pandemic and its repercussions, as well as efforts to realise comprehensive peace based on the two-state solution.
Garneau praised the humanitarian role of the Kingdom towards refugees, stressing the role of Jordan in enhancing regional peace and stability.
Also on Thursday, Safadi received a telephone call from Irish Foreign Minister and Defence Minister Simon Coveney, during which they discussed bilateral relations and the latest developments in the Middle East, according to a separate ministry statement. 
Safadi and Coveney highlighted the importance of solidarity in facing the economic and health impacts of the pandemic, stressing the need of an international endeavour to alleviate its negative repercussions.
They also went over the latest developments pertaining to the Palestinian cause and efforts aimed at resuming “serious” negotiations that can lead to realising peace based on the two-state solution.

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