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Foreign Minister to participate at Aqaba meeting in The Hague

November 5, 2018 at 7:15am

Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides will participate in a meeting of the Aqaba process in The Hague upon invitation of his Dutch counterpart, Stef Blok.

An official press release issued by the Foreign Ministry said the Aqaba meeting, that will commence Sunday night and will continue until Monday afternoon, is co-organized by the Netherlands and Jordan.

The Aqaba Meetings is a process launched by the King of Jordan Abdullah II in 2015 to enhance global coordination and efforts in countering terrorism and violent extremism.

King Abdullah, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte and several Foreign Ministers and other officials from EU members states, Middle East countries, North Africa and USA, will participate at the Aqaba meeting in The Hague.

The main topic of the meeting is cooperation in the framework of international and regional actions against terrorism. Within this framework, they will evaluate ways to further strengthen and deepen their cooperation.

The press release said that on the sidelines of the meeting Christodoulides will be received by the King of Jordan where they will discuss bilateral relations, the trilateral cooperation between Cyprus – Greece – Jordan and EU – Jordan relations.

The Cypriot MFA will also hold a meeting with his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok, to inform him about the latest developments on the Cyprus issue and exchange views on common European interest such as EU – Turkey’s relations.

(Cyprus News Agency)