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Intel: Iraq-Jordan-Egypt summit urges increased trade as security concerns loom over region

A meeting between the leaders discussed economic cooperation and joint security efforts.

A one-day summit in Amman, Jordan, on Aug. 25 between Iraq, Jordan and Egypt discussed further economic cooperation and joint security efforts as the countries face growing attacks by extremist groups and economies battered by the coronavirus pandemic. 

The meeting brought together Jordanian King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi for the first time. 

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