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King meets heads of state, government, delegation attending G7 summit

Jun 14,2024 - Last updated at Jun 14,2024

His Majesty King Abdullah is seen in a group photo of heads of state, government, and delegation attending the G7 summit in Brindisi, Italy. (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

Brindisi, Italy — His Majesty King Abdullah on Friday held separate meetings with heads of state, government, and delegation attending the G7 summit in Italy.

His Majesty met with Algeria President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Türkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and UN Secretary-General António Guterres, according to a Royal Court statement. 

At the meetings, the King renewed the call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza, and the protection of civilians.

His Majesty also stressed the need to coordinate and unify humanitarian response efforts seeking to end the catastrophe in Gaza, pointing to the conference held recently in Jordan for this purpose, the statement said.

The King reiterated the importance of ensuring the permanent and sufficient flow of humanitarian aid into the Strip, as well as supporting UNRWA to enable it to undertake its vital role under its UN mandate.

The meetings, attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, also covered means of enhancing bilateral relations in all fields.

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