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Jordan-EU Association Council meets Thursday

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AMMAN — The Jordan-EU Association Council will discuss regional and international political issues and ways to bolster bilateral ties at its 14th meeting which will open in the Dead Sea on Thursday, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The meeting, which will be held for the first time in an EU’s Southern Neighborhood country, will be co-chaired by deputy prime minister and minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Al-Safadi, and EU high representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and vice-president of the European Commission, Josep Borrell.

European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi will also be present, along with several EU foreign ministers and Jordanian officials, Petra said.

A foreign ministry statement Monday said the event will mark a further milestone in the 20-year-old partnership between Jordan and the EU.

The plenary session will discuss implementing the EU-Jordan Association Agreement and the new 2021-2027 EU-Jordan Partnership Priorities, which the council is expected to adopt, the statement added.

Talks during the meeting will also include a political dialogue on regional and international issues.

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