AMMAN, Jan. 3 (Xinhuanet) -- Iraq's neighboring countries will meet in Amman on Thursday to discuss the pre-election situation in the war-torn country, Jordanian Foreign Ministry spokesman Rajab Suqeiri said Monday.
Iraq's six neighboring
countries, namely, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Syria, as well
as representatives of Egypt, Bahrain and the United Nations will take part
in the one-day meeting, he told reporters.
The meeting would be on
the level of foreign ministers, except Iran which will send a delegation led by
assistant foreign minister for international and legal affairs, Suqeiri said.
The spokesman said the
ministerial meeting would be capped by issuing the Amman Declaration.
On the Jan. 30 Iraqi
elections, he stressed Jordan's position on holding free and fair elections with
the participation of all sectors of the Iraqi society.
He said his country
would provide all facilities to the Iraqi overseas in Jordan during the election