Jordan, Slovakia discuss multi-sector cooperation, regional developments

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Friday met with his visiting Slovak counterpart Ivan Korcok over ways to increase cooperation in various sectors.

During a meeting in Amman, they underlined the need of unifying the legislative framework to raise the level of cooperation between the private sectors in both countries, according to a statement by the foreign ministry.

The two ministers highlighted the need to hold a meeting in the near future between concerned authorities to finalize the Double Tax Avoidance Agreement, which they said will help enhance trade and investment collaboration between the two countries.

They also talked about increasing cooperation in the field of education and tourism, according to the statement.

During the meeting, Safadi explained Jordan’s efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive solution between Palestinians and Israelis on the basis of the two-state solution.

Korcok, who visits Jordan heading an economic delegation, commended Jordan’s role in preserving peace and security in the Middle East.

The two sides also discussed the latest developments in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine.