NATO summit discusses plans to establish liaison office in Amman

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AMMAN — The NATO summit, held in Vilnius, expressed plans on Tuesday to enhance communication within the Middle East and Africa region. Towards those aims, the alliance and Jordanian authorities will discuss the possibility of establishing a NATO liaison office in the capital, Amman.اضافة اعلان

According to the summit statement, "The Middle East and Africa are strategically important regions, and we will work to deepen our political and diplomatic communication with our partners in the Mediterranean Dialogue and the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative.”

“We will also increase our engagement with relevant regional organizations, including the African Union and the Gulf Cooperation Council."

Further discussions
The alliance affirmed its continued commitment to supporting Iraq and its ability to achieve stability; and praised the ongoing efforts and progress made by the Iraqi government and security forces in combating Daesh.

The summit also expressed its growing worries over nuclear escalation with Iran. Finally, they continued to discuss Ukraine’s pending membership into NATO.

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