"New Sham" ... a giant project between Egypt, Iraq and Jordan
The leader of the victory coalition, Aqeel Al-Rudaini, revealed the full details of the "New Sham" project, which Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi recently spoke about.
Al-Rudaini said, in a press statement, that "the new Levant project according to the European pattern that Al-Kazemi talked about is not born today, but was proposed during the time of former Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi."
He added that "the giant project is based on the economic and political understandings between [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Egypt, and Jordan has entered the project line recently."
He pointed out that "the project is based on the premise that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] represents a human bloc, Iraq is an oil bloc, and Jordan entered the line to benefit from the services of both."
And the leader of the victory coalition continued, "There is an intention by the government of Mustafa Al-Kazemi to complete this project, especially since Jordan and Egypt adopt moderate politics."
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi said that "the new Levantine project according to the European pattern will be presented during the upcoming three summit between Iraq, Jordan and Egypt."
Al-Kazemi said, in an interview with the "Washington Post" newspaper, that "the new Levantine project, according to the European pattern, will be presented to the leaders of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Jordan, through which capital and technology flows will be more free," adding that "he will travel to Saudi Arabia soon to meet with officials." And discuss the development of bilateral relations. "
It is noteworthy that Jordan’s King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi will hold a tripartite meeting in Amman next week, according to the royal court in a statement.
According to the statement, "the summit, which is held for the third time, will focus on strengthening economic, trade and investment cooperation between Jordan, Egypt and Iraq, in addition to discussing regional issues."
He pointed out that "the first tripartite summit was held in Cairo in March 2019, followed by a tripartite summit held in New York in September last year."
The Cairo meeting focused on "integration and economic cooperation between the three countries (...), the promotion and development of joint industrial zones, and cooperation in the energy, infrastructure and reconstruction sectors."
For his part, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi said that he would visit Jordan in the middle of next week.
He added, "The visit includes the completion of the Iraqi, Egyptian-Jordanian dialogue that began in Cairo during the time of the previous government, and there will be a tripartite meeting between King Abdullah II, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the Prime Minister of Iraq."
He described "the tripartite summit as important for developing the tripartite relations in the economic field as well as with regard to developments in the region."
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