Jordan and Palestine signed a memorandum of legal cooperation

Jordan and Palestine signed a memorandum of legal cooperation
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AMMAN — The Minister of Justice, Ahmad Al-Ziadat, representing the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and his Palestinian counterpart, Mohammed Al-Shalaldeh, representing the State of Palestine, signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of legal cooperation between the two countries. The signing took place in the presence of the Secretary-General of Judicial Affairs, Judge Saad Al-Louzi, the Secretary-General of Administrative and Financial Affairs, Khaloud Al-Abadi, and several directors of the ministry's departments.اضافة اعلان

The memorandum included various areas of cooperation, including the exchange of experiences in legal regulations and legislation, providing training opportunities for legal experts and researchers, sharing experiences regarding alternatives to imprisonment and detention, automation and digitization of procedures, human rights, and facilitating access to justice.

Ministerial comments
Ziadat stressed the importance of exchanging experiences, information, and best legal practices related to legal matters and the rule of law. He highlighted the consideration of international agreements and national legislations of both parties.

Shalaldeh expressed his gratitude and commended Jordan's official stance towards the events taking place in Palestine. He thanked His Majesty King Abdullah II for his support to the Palestinian cause and the Palestinian people's legitimate demands. He also acknowledged the legal and political efforts to enhance resilience in Jerusalem and protect the Islamic and Christian holy sites. He emphasized the importance of the signed memorandum between the two sisterly countries in reinforcing and developing bilateral cooperation and exchanging experiences in the legal field.

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