King Abdullah II and Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu discuss Syrian crisis, war on terror
AMMAN [ ABN NEWS ] — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Sunday, held talks with Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, on a number of Middle East issues, namely the Syrian issue and prospects for finding a political solution to the crisis as well as alleviating the impact of the refugee crisis.
The King said Jordan and Turkey face common challenges, especially the Syrian refugee crisis, which requires both countries to maintain constant coordination and consultation to serve their interests and preserve the region’s stability and security.
His Majesty Abdullah II emphasized that the international community should shoulder its responsibilities towards countries host of Syrian refugees, at the forefront of which are Jordan and Turkey, which continue to bear major burdens arising from the refugee crisis.
Talks also covered the war against terrorism and ways to address this phenomenon in a holistic fashion and cooperation between the various regional parties. King Abdullah renewed condemnation on the recent terrorist attacks that struck Turkey. The two sides also discussed ways to forge closer economic relations between the two countries.
King Abdullah and Davutoglu discussed ways to forge closer economic relations between the two countries. The King spoke about available investment opportunities in the Kingdom and said the Turkish private sector can take part in the implementation of major ventures the Kingdom plans to launch.
The Turkish prime minister said his country is keen to establish robust cooperation with Jordan and to maintain contacts over regional issues of common concern.
Davutoglu expressed his appreciation on the level of coordination and bilateral relations between the two nations, affirming on his country’s commitment to boost cooperation in all fields. Earlier, the Turkish premier said his country is keen to establish robust cooperation with Jordan and to maintain contacts over regional issues of common concern.