In Amman the PtD: On the agenda is immigration, Cyprus and forest fire fighting

President Christodoulidis has talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan today

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Today, President Christodoulidis, who is visiting Amman, has talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan. Among the topics that will concern the talks are the bilateral cooperation in forest fire fighting, immigration and the Cyprus issue.

An announcement from the Presidency states that President Christodoulidis will have a meeting with Prince Hassan bin Talal on Tuesday morning and will then proceed to the Al Husseiniya Palace, where at 12.30pm he will be received by King Abdullah II and the Crown Prince, Prince Hussein.

The King and the President of the Republic will have a private meeting, in the presence of the Crown Prince, which will be followed by extended talks between the delegations of the two countries in the form of a working lunch

Among the topics that will concern the talks are political cooperation between Cyprus and Jordan, in light of the fact that both countries are pillars of stability and peace in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East region, bilateral cooperation in various fields including cooperation in forest firefighting, immigration, regional developments, the Middle East Peace Process and developments in the Cyprus conflict.

Subsequently, the relevant Ministers of the two countries will sign a Memorandum for the Promotion of Investments, a Memorandum for Development Cooperation, and the Technical Arrangement regarding the provision of firefighting assistance in emergency situations.

In the afternoon of the same day, the President of the Republic will meet with the Archbishop of Kyriakoupoles, Mr. Christoforos, in the Greek Orthodox Episcopate, and in the evening he will attend a dinner hosted in his honor by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Jordan, Ayman Safadi.

The President of the Republic is accompanied in Amman by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Konstantinos Kombos, the Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry Giorgos Papanastasiou, the Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letympiotis, the Deputy Director of the Diplomatic Office of the President Doros Venezis and officials.

From Jordan, the President of the Republic and his entourage will depart the next morning for Ramallah.