SPA – Sharm El Sheikh:
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held a tripartite summit that included King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain and King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein of Jordan, in Sharm el-Sheikh. During the meeting, the three leaders welcomed the upcoming summit to be hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq and the United States.
During the meeting, they discussed ways to enhance cooperation between Egypt, Bahrain and Jordan, and mutual coordination towards various issues of common concern, besides the latest developments in regional and international areas and challenges facing the region. Al-Sisi reaffirmed his country’s aspiration to increase cooperation with Bahrain and Jordan. In a way that “achieves the common interests of its people, and enhances the efforts of joint Arab action.” While the statement quoted Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa as praising the “close” ties that unite the three countries. According to the statement, the two kings considered relations between their countries “in light of the regionally and internationally significant importance of Egypt, Bahrain and Jordan, representing a cornerstone for maintaining regional security and stability and restoring balance in the region.” Agreed.”
According to the Egyptian presidential statement, “close relations between the three countries and avenues of constructive bilateral cooperation and mutual coordination towards various issues of common concern, in addition to the latest developments in the regional and international sphere.”