Jordan, Greece, Cyprus Reaffirm Support for Palestine Refugees

Jordan, Greece, Cyprus Reaffirm Support for Palestine Refugees

Palestinian children pose with the flag of UNRWA. (Photo: Days of Palestine)

Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi, his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias and his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides, reported MENAFN.

This came in a meeting held on Wednesday to enhance economic cooperation and increase coordination in efforts to resolve regional crises and achieve security and stability.

Wednesday's discussions marked the third meeting of the foreign ministers within the framework of the tripartite cooperation mechanism that was launched in 2016, according to a Foreign Ministry statement.

During the remote meeting, the ministers stressed the continuation of work to deepen cooperation in the economic, commercial, investment, tourism and defense fields. 

The ministers discussed regional developments and developments related to the peace process and efforts to resolve regional crises.

Safadi, Dendias and Christodoulides reaffirmed the need for providing the financial support required by UNRWA to enable it to carry out its international mandate to Palestinian refugees.

Safadi voiced appreciation for the positions of Cyprus and Greece in adhering to international law and the two-state solution being the only way to achieve a comprehensive and just peace to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

He stressed the importance of the European position expressed by High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell Fontelles, who stressed the rejection of any Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands that violates international law and undermines peace efforts.

During the meeting, the officials agreed to maintain coordination on developing joint cooperation and to continue consultations on regional challenges and ways to overcome them.

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