Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs lectures at the Royal Jordanian National Defense College



Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs lectures at the Royal Jordanian National Defense College


Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi on Tuesday gave a lecture to the scholars in his 17th national defense role entitled "Jordan and international relations - Jordanian foreign policy and evaluation of the performance of the diplomatic apparatus " in the presence of the order of the college Brigadier General Ali Al-Dafa and the chairman and members of the Guidance in it.

During the lecture, the minister reviewed the objectives of the Foreign Policy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the principles governing it and how it deals with the developments of the regional and international situation. 

Al-Safadi stressed that Jordan's foreign policy is based on its deep understanding of the international situation, which characterizes this policy with moderation, realism and the ability to integrate the national interest with the public interest and the harmony between political discourse and actual practice on the ground.

Safadi stressed the position of supporting the Palestinian brothers to reach a lasting settlement and a just solution to the Palestinian issue, which is the first of our priorities and we do not know what the United States will offer in the so-called deal of the century, but the United States knows what Jordan's consistent position is. Towards the Palestinian issue. We are in a daily clash with the Israeli government and we always warn against harming Jerusalem and changing its identity.

With regard to the Syrian side, we have a lot of pressure on the various sectors in Jordan and we do not stop supporting and helping our Syrian brothers despite the difficult circumstances and 150,000 work permits have been granted to Syrians. "Jordan rejects the Turkish attack on Syria and demands an immediate halt to these military operations in Syria," Safadi said.

"We reject any attack on the Gulf and the position of His Majesty the King that any attack on the Gulf is an attack on us and our security," he said.

For his part, Safadi stressed the Jordanian-American relations, which is a strategic relationship and ally to us and the United States is the biggest supporter of Jordan, but we differ in some policies such as the transfer of Israeli embassies to Jerusalem.

At the end of the lecture, an open dialogue took place during which the minister answered the questions and questions of the scholars.