Tripartite summit in Cairo to discuss economy, regional developments

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, Jordanian King Abdullah II and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi will hold the tripartite summit to discuss ways to boost economic, trade and investment cooperation in addition to the latest developments in the region between the three countries.

The Jordanian King Abdullah II arrives in Cairo on Sunday for the tripartite summit between his country, Egypt and Iraq. Both the Jordanian King Abdullah II and the Iraqi prime minister are expected to reach agreements on developing an oil pipeline project that starts from Jordan and ends in Egypt through Iraq.

On Saturday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Hadi in Cairo and held a press conference in which they stressed the need to complete efforts to fight terrorism.

Al-Sisi said that it will focus on "enabling the parties of the summit to achieve future economic breakthroughs in cooperation with Arab brothers, especially in the fields of " reconstruction. "

"Baghdad is currently considering the development of the oil pipeline project with Jordan in full, so that the pipeline will be sent to Egypt rather than end in Aqaba," the Jordanian daily Al-Ghad quoted a Jordanian government source as saying on Saturday, adding that the Iraqi side was in contact with Egypt. In this regard.

The Egyptian president called for "the need to complete the Arab and international efforts to combat terrorism in all its forms and forms." He said that "this dreaded epidemic can only be eliminated through a comprehensive confrontation, including resolutely confronting all those who support terrorism and extremism with money or arms, even sympathy with it ».

Abdel Hadi called on the international community to put in place an effective mechanism to deal with the movement of terrorists from conflict zones to the rest of the region.

The Syrian Democratic forces announced on Saturday the total elimination of mercenaries, after controlling the last pockets on the eastern banks of the Euphrates River after five years, according to AFP.



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