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President heads to Jordan for Cyprus-Greece-Jordan trilateral

King Abdullah II of Jordan

President Nicos Anastasiades will participate in the trilateral meeting between Cyprus, Greece, and Jordan on Sunday, the president’s office said on Saturday.

Anastasiades will meet with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Jordan’s King Abdullah II during his visit to Amman.

He will be accompanied by foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides, government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou, and deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios.

The trilateral summit conference will begin its proceedings on Sunday morning with a bilateral meeting between Anastasiades and King Abdullah II.

The proceedings of the trilateral conference will follow and King Abdullah will then host a working lunch.

Cyprus and Jordan are expected to sign an agreement of cooperation against terrorism, organised crime and drug trafficking as well as, a memorandum of understanding for research, innovation and technology.

On a trilateral level the three countries will sign a memorandum of understanding in the field of education.

On the side-lines of the summit an agreement for cooperation will be signed by the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency and the respective agencies of Greece and Jordan.

The three countries will also discuss energy, tourism, regional developments, the relations of Jordan with the EU, and the Cyprus problem.

Before the beginning of the conference, Christodoulides will have a separate meeting with his Jordanian counterpart at the foreign ministry, while the deputy minister of tourism will participate in the business forum organised in Amman, by the Chambers of Commerce of Cyprus and Jordan, with the participation of businessmen from the two countries.

Anastiades will return to Cyprus on Sunday evening.

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