FM Shalom congratulated his Jordanian counterpart, Farouk Kasrawi, on the occasion of Jordan’s 59th Independence Day.

(Communicated by the Foreign Minister’s Bureau)

Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom today (Wednesday), 25 May 2005, sent a letter to his Jordanian counterpart, Farouk Kasrawi, on the occasion of Jordan’s 59th Independence Day, which is today.

Foreign Minister Shalom wrote, inter alia, that Jordan has a central role in strengthening moderates in our region and added that Israel ascribes strategic importance to its relations with Jordan and is determined to further advance bilateral relations.