Jordan ‘desires good relations’ with Iran, says FM during meeting

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AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Al-Safadi received a call from the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, during which they discussed bilateral relations and regional developments.اضافة اعلان

The two officials discussed mechanisms to address several bilateral issue, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.

Safadi emphasized that Jordan desires good relations with Iran based on the principles of good neighborliness, non-interference in internal affairs, and cooperation that reflects positively on both countries and the region.

He also stressed the need for a practical, transparent, and frank dialogue to address various outstanding issues, including the situation on the Jordanian-Syrian border and the challenges posed by drug smuggling to Jordan.

Continued communicationThe two ministers agreed to continue security meetings between the two countries to address outstanding issues and to continue political communication between the ministers in order to reach understandings that establish future relations that enhance cooperation and contribute to security, stability, and cooperation in the region.

The Iranian foreign minister emphasized that the Islamic Republic of Iran is keen to develop relations with Jordan and appreciates its role in the region. Abdollahian conveyed greetings from Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi to King Abdullah and his congratulations on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr.

Safadi conveyed greetings from King Abdullah to the Iranian President and expressed the Kingdom's congratulations on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr.

Saudi-Iranian AgreementSafadi renewed the Kingdom's welcome to the Saudi-Iranian agreement and its support for it as a major step towards resolving tensions in the region and enhancing security and stability.

Safadi and his Iranian counterpart also discussed the Palestinian issue. Safadi emphasized Jordan's steadfast support for the Palestinian brothers and working towards achieving a just and comprehensive peace based on the two-state solution, which embodies an independent and sovereign Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital living in peace and security alongside Israel in accordance with international legitimacy and the Arab Peace Initiative.

The ministers agreed to meet as soon as possible to follow up on ways to overcome challenges in the relationship between the two brotherly countries, reaching full normal relations that serve the interests of both countries and contribute to ending regional crises and tensions.

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