Army chief, Cypriot defense minister tackle cooperation

(File Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti received Cypriot Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides on Thursday as part of a series of meetings organized by the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) to boost cooperation with other countries, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.  اضافة اعلان

During the meeting, Huneiti reaffirmed the "deep-rooted ties" that are based on joint cooperation in various fields, noting that JAF's efforts are compatible with international endeavors to combat terrorism, extremism, and narcotics that pose a clear threat to the people of the region.

For his part, Petrides stressed JAF's great role in maintaining security and stability in the region, pointing out that future plans include further agreements, exercises, and courses to develop combat capabilities, standardize military concepts, and serve the two countries' armed forces.

An agreement was also signed to increase cooperation in military fields.

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