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Tripartite summit held between leaders of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan during UNGA 74 session
Both leaders stressed need to reach two-state solution for Palestine-Israel conflict
The meeting took place a week before the Arab-US Summit in Saudi Arabia
Both leaders already met recently during the Arab Summit in Jordan
In an exclusive interview with Daily News Egypt, Egypt’s ambassador to Jordan outlines the strong ties between the two countries.
At the meeting Obama pledged $1bn in loan guarantees to Jordan, as well as a renewal of a five-year memorandum of understanding.
Sabotage attacks on gas pipelines from Egypt – the energy source for 80 percent of Jordan’s electricity – are costing the government at least $1m a day, energy officials say.
King Abdullah II and the government were quick to congratulate Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court Adly Mansour hours after he was declared caretaker president
The Palestinians are expected to ask Arab nations to provide additional funding