King receives participants in 2022 OSCE Conference

His Majesty King Abdullah meets officials participating in the OSCE Mediterranean Conference at Al-Husseiniya Palace on October 24, 2022. (Photo Royal Court)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday received participants in the 2022 Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mediterranean Conference, hosted by Jordan at the Dead Sea, according to a Royal Court statement. اضافة اعلان

King Abdullah met at Al-Husseiniya Palace with OSCE Chairman-in-Office Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau, OSCE Secretary General Helga Maria Schmid, and North Macedonia’s Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani.

His Majesty expressed pride in Jordan’s strategic ties with OSCE member states, highlighting the importance of maintaining cooperation and coordination in light of regional and international challenges.

The King stressed the need for the OSCE to continue coordination with partners in the Middle East, and to build on the outcomes of the conference, affirming Jordan’s commitment to working with the organization to counter mutual challenges.

The meeting covered regional developments and efforts to reach political solutions to crises in the region, as well as the need to maintain support for refugees and host countries.

His Majesty reiterated the centrality of the Palestinian cause, reaffirming that there can be no stability, nor prosperity, in the region without a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian cause, on the basis of the two-state solution that guarantees the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the June 4, 1967, lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

The King also urged maintaining efforts to counter terrorism within a holistic approach.

Ministers and OSCE officials highlighted the importance of the conference in enhancing dialogue with the organization’s partners in the Mediterranean, citing close cooperation with Jordan on several regional and international issues.

 They also commended Jordan’s role in pursuit of peace and prosperity in the region.

The conference, titled “Advancing security and co-operation in the Mediterranean: fostering dialogue with the OSCE Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation”, is held with the participation of 57 countries, including members of the OSCE, six partner countries from the Mediterranean, and representatives of international organizations

 Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan, and Poland’s Ambassador to Jordan Lucjan Karpiński attended the meeting.

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