Jordan supports Lebanon’s stability and revival

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AMMAN (JNews) — Prime Minister Bishr Al-Khasawneh, at a joint press conference with Lebanese Prime Minister, Najib Mikati in Beirut, affirmed Thursday that Jordan supports the stability and revival of Lebanon, according to a report in Al Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

Khasawneh said that Jordan will not delay in providing Lebanon with what it needs in terms of citizens' institutions. He said that Lebanon has a special place in the heart of His Majesty King Abdullah II and in the hearts of the Jordanian people, adding that Jordan is concerned with Lebanon’s internal affairs as with its own. “The two capitals are brothers and we do not distinguish between them,” the prime minister said.

Delivery of Egyptian gas to Lebanon will be sped up, Khasawneh said in order to support the electricity sector in the country, adding that there is a regional effort being made to supply Lebanon with electricity from Jordan.

On Jordanian-Syrian relations, Khasawneh said that Jordan does not have disputes with anyone, and that its relations with other countries was always and remains governed by strategic ties, and by the principles of good neighborliness and non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries.

Khasawneh said that Jordan is committed to the UN Charter and the Arab League Charter, adding that there are approaches to securing Lebanon's needs, and Jordan is committed to coordinating with all parties and countries that can secure these needs.

Khasawneh arrived in Beirut Wednesday evening on an official visit to the country, during which he will meet with President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

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