Jordan's Dead Sea venue for Iraq

Published December 21st, 2022 - 08:41 GMT

ALBAWABA - Jordan holds the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership in the Dead Sea. The venue on 21 December, aims to support the economic development, stability and security of Iraq, gathered regional leaders including Abdul Fatah El Sisi, the Egyptian president and was lead by Jordan's King Abdullah. In attendance as well was Iraq's prime minister Mohammed Al Sudani, the Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud and French President Emmanuel Macron and officials from the European Union. 

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Macron (L) Al Sisi

France's President Emmanuel Macron (L) talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) during the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP)

Group picture

A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace shows Jordan's King Abdullah II (C) meeting with (L to R) Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad al-Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Iraqi Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani, and France's President Emmanuel Macron, on the sidelines of the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. (Photo by Jordanian Royal Palace / AFP)

Amir-Abdollahian (L), Borrell, Macron

(Front L to R) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, and French President Emmanuel Macron arrive with other dignitaries at the start of the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. (AFP)

All together

Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani, Jordan's King Abdullah, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein; along with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (4th-L behind) and other dignitaries pose together in a family photo at the start of the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan on December 20 hosts a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. The "Baghdad II" meeting, which will also include France and the European Union, follows an August 2021 summit in Iraq's capital organised at the initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron. It takes place as several countries in the region are mired in unrest. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI AFP)

Two leader

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with Iraq's Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani during a family picture at the start of the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. The "Baghdad II" meeting, which will also include France and the European Union, follows an August 2021 summit in Iraq's capital organised at the initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron. It takes place as several countries in the region are mired in unrest. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

Macron (C)

French President Emmanuel Macron (C) attends the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq.

Macron (L) Al Sisi
Group picture
Amir-Abdollahian (L), Borrell, Macron
All together
Two leader
Macron (C)
Macron (L) Al Sisi
France's President Emmanuel Macron (L) talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) during the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP)
Group picture
A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace shows Jordan's King Abdullah II (C) meeting with (L to R) Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad al-Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Iraqi Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani, and France's President Emmanuel Macron, on the sidelines of the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. (Photo by Jordanian Royal Palace / AFP)
Amir-Abdollahian (L), Borrell, Macron
(Front L to R) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, and French President Emmanuel Macron arrive with other dignitaries at the start of the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. (AFP)
All together
Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani, Jordan's King Abdullah, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein; along with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (4th-L behind) and other dignitaries pose together in a family photo at the start of the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan on December 20 hosts a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. The "Baghdad II" meeting, which will also include France and the European Union, follows an August 2021 summit in Iraq's capital organised at the initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron. It takes place as several countries in the region are mired in unrest. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI AFP)
Two leader
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with Iraq's Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani during a family picture at the start of the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq. The "Baghdad II" meeting, which will also include France and the European Union, follows an August 2021 summit in Iraq's capital organised at the initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron. It takes place as several countries in the region are mired in unrest. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)
Macron (C)
French President Emmanuel Macron (C) attends the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership" in Sweimeh by the Dead Sea shore in central-west Jordan on December 20, 2022. Jordan hosted on December 20 a Middle East summit bringing together regional and international players in a bid to defuse tensions, particularly in neighbouring Iraq.