PM, Canadian official discuss regional developments

تم نشره في Sun 18 May / May 2014. 03:16 PM

AMMAN (Petra) - Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour met on Saturday with member of the Canadian House of Commons and the Canadian Liberal Party Marc Garneau who is currently visiting Jordan within a regional tour.

Talks during the meeting, attended by Canadian Ambassador in Amman Bruno Saccomani, dealt with developments in the region, mainly the Palestinian issue and the crisis in Syria.

Ensour said that problems, conflicts and instability which have been facing the region for decades result from a failure to reach a solution to the Palestinian issue, adding that arriving at a just and permanent solution to the Palestinian issue will contribute towards restoring a sense of security and stability in the region and address all challenges facing the region.

"Jordan, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II, is keen to support all efforts designed to achieve progress in the Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations, mainly the ones being made by US Secretary of State John Kerry, to achieve a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue," he added.

He also pointed to the repercussions of the crisis in Syria on Jordan and urged the international community to support the Kingdom in hosting Syrian refugees on its territory.

The Canadian official said his regional tour, which will also included Israel, the West Bank and Egypt, he will try to meet various officials and discuss the latest political developments in the Middle East.

He also hailed Jordan's efforts to host Syrian refugees as well as the Kingdom's role to achieve peace and stability inthe region.