Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and Egyptian Minister of Defense and Military Production Lt. General Mohamed Zaki held a meeting in Cairo Wednesday that discussed means to strengthen the Jordanian-Egyptian cooperation in military and defense fields.
The meeting also discussed other issues of mutual concern and the exchanging of expertise and joint exercises between the two countries’ armed forces, according to Petra news agency.
Razzaz praised Egypt for the progress it witnesses in many fields and for the role of the Egyptian armed forces in combating terrorism.
For his part, Lt. General Zaki highlighted the significance of cooperation and coordination between the two countries in all defense and military fields.
For his part, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi also received Wednesday the visiting Prime Minister Omar Razzaz in the presence of the Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.
Razzaz emphasized the Jordanian-Egyptian strategic and deep-rooted ties and underscored Jordan’s keenness to bolster them in all fields.
He also highlighted Jordan’s keenness to strengthen cooperation and coordination between the two countries to address challenges facing the Arab world.
President el-Sisi emphasized Egypt’s interest in strengthening cooperation between the two countries to face regional challenges and their ramifications on the entire region.
Razzaz and his counterpart gave a briefing on the 28th session of the Jordanian-Egyptian Higher Committee meetings and the agreements the two have reached to bolster cooperation between the two countries.
The meeting also discussed the latest regional developments, primarily the peace process in the Middle East and the situation in Syria. It also stressed the importance of exerting more effort to materialize the two-state solution in accordance with international legitimacy and finding a solution that would preserve Syria’s territorial integrity and restore the country’s stability.