Jordan, Iraq meetings strengthen bilateral ties

Jordanian chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti and Iraqi Ambassador to Jordan Safia Talib al-Suhail on Tuesday (October 8th) discussed means to enhance co-operation in a way that serves both countries’ armed forces, Jordanian media reported.

The Iraqi military attaché in Amman also attended the meeting that was held at the Jordan Armed Forces’s general command.

Separately, the Jordanian-Iraqi Joint Ministerial Committee met Wednesday in Amman with an agenda aimed to boost bilateral co-operation in various fields, the Jordanian news agency, Petra, reported.

Jordanian Secretary General of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply Yousef Shamali praised the "advanced" level of co-ordination between the two countries and the practical steps taken to deepen bilateral relations.

"This is an indication that the path of progress in the relations between Baghdad and Amman will not stop," he said.

He said the next phase will witness "remarkable" progress in co-operation, especially in reconstruction and in implementation of the joint roadmap to carry out strategic projects that serve common interests.

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