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King renews call for inclusive Iraqi national concord

By JT - Mar 30,2015 - Last updated at Mar 30,2015

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday discussed with Iraqi Vice President Osama Nujaifi bilateral relations and the anti-terrorism drive. 

During a meeting at Al Husseiniya Palace, King Abdullah stressed the Kingdom’s keenness to enhance Jordanian-Iraqi ties and building on them in different fields, in a way that serves the interests of both countries, a Royal Court statement said.

His Majesty reiterated Jordan’s support for Iraqis as they endeavour to restore stability and security in Iraq and achieve conciliation among all components of the Iraqi people.

The meeting also addressed regional and international efforts exerted to combat terrorist groups and their extremist ideologies, with the Monarch stressing the importance of supporting the Iraqi government in responding to this danger that “threatens the security and stability of the entire region”. 

For his part, Nujaifi expressed his country’s appreciation of His Majesty’s support for Iraq and its people, and his endeavours to achieve regional peace, security and stability. 

Royal Court Chief Fayez Tarawneh, King’s Adviser on National Security Affairs and General Intelligence Department Director Gen. Faisal Shobaki and King’s Office Director Jafar Hassan also attended the meeting. 

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