Boost in ties with Arab states

Boost in ties with Arab states


Prior to Egypt and Libya, Amado held negotiations with his Jordanian counterpart. The main aim of his visit is to demonstrate Portugal’s desire to intensify dialogue with Arab countries as it readies its EU presidency during the second half of 2007. He intends to accelerate the already warm Lisbon-Arab relations. “There is a need for the EU to involve itself much more (in the region’s conflicts), and Portugal, with these contacts, seeks to give a clear sign and contribute at the European level f...


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