King Receives Iraqi Vice President

His Majesty King Abdullah II expressed hope that the Arab Summit which will kick off in Riyadh, next Wednesday, would come up with decisions that contribute to supporting Iraq get out of the ongoing whirl of violence and enhancing national reconciliation that aims at fostering Iraq’s unity in face of impending challenges.During a meeting on Sunday with Iraqi Vice President Tareq Al-Hashimi, King Abdullah affirmed Jordan’s stand that supports all efforts geared to restore peace and security in Iraq and to help Iraq regain its vital role in the region.

Hashimi praised King’s continued support to the Iraqi people in all conditions and expressed appreciation to Jordan over hosting Iraqis in the Kingdom.

During the meeting, which was attended by Director of the King’s Office Bassem Awadallah, and Director of the General Intelligence Department Maj. General Muhammad Al Thahabi, Hashimi briefed the King on the latest security development and urged all Arabs to take up more effective role to support Iraq and not to leave it a prey for terror and foreign ambitious plans.

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