Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan begin to discuss de-escalation steps

07.10.2023, Cairo.

Egypt began talks with Saudi Arabia and Jordan in an attempt to de-escalate Palestinian-Israeli tensions, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry press office informed on October 7.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, in telephone conversations with his Saudi and Jordanian counterparts, emphasized the importance of “uniting international and regional efforts” to contain the escalating violence, the statement reads.

Earlier, Jordan’s foreign minister held consultations with European diplomatic chief Josep Borrell. Jordan called for a peaceful resolution to the conflict and an end to Israel’s “occupation” of Palestinian territories.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency