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King receives European commissioner for neighborhood and enlargement

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His Majesty King Abdullah meets with European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi at Al-Husseiniya Palace on November 30, 2021. (Photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday received European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi at Al-Husseiniya Palace, according to a Royal Court statement.اضافة اعلان
The meeting covered cooperation between Jordan and the EU, as well as the latest regional developments.

King Abdullah thanked the EU for supporting Jordan’s development and reform programs, stressing the Kingdom’s keenness to expand its partnership with the EU.

The meeting also covered coordinating efforts to counter COVID-19, with His Majesty stressing the importance of the EU’s Economic and Investment Plan for the South Neighbourhood countries in supporting Jordan’s post-COVID recovery efforts and regional projects.

For his part, Commissioner Várhelyi commended Jordan’s efforts in hosting refugees, stressing the Kingdom’s key role in promoting regional stability and security.

He highlighted the EU’s support for Jordan’s efforts to counter economic challenges, noting the strategic partnership between the EU and the Kingdom.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Al-Safadi, Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan, and Planning Minister Nasser Al-Shraideh attended the meeting.

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