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PM Lapid Meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II

Israel - Prime Minister's Office

27.07.2022

Prime Minister Yair Lapid met with Jordanian King Abdullah II, who invited him to his palace in Amman, today.

The meeting was long and warm and included a lunch with King Abdullah II, Prime Minister Lapid and their delegations.

The two leaders discussed the many opportunities to build on the peace agreements, improve the long-standing link between their peoples and strengthen the two countries' common interests.

Prime Minister Lapid and King Abdullah II also discussed the importance of their personal ties and their mutual esteem as an important element in maintaining regional stability and presenting tangible achievements to the two peoples and to the entire region.

They also discussed US President Joe Biden's recent visit to Israel and the region, as well as the possibilities and opportunities the visit brought in its wake including the regional architecture.

The leaders also discussed expediting various bilateral projects: Advancing the Jordan Gateway Industrial Park, building facilities for solar energy in Jordan and for desalination in Israel, joint tourism in the Gulf of Eilat-Aqaba, food security, agriculture and transportation links. The Prime Minister and the King also instructed their teams to progress quickly on major projects.

Following their meeting, Prime Minister Lapid thanked King Abdullah II for the warm reception and hospitality. The leaders agreed to continue deepening the ties and dialogue between their countries on various issues.



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