Government of the Republic of Fiji
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
A Better Fiji through Excellence in Foreign Service
15th November 2011, New York: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations at a ceremony in New York on 15th November.
The Permanent Representative of Jordan to the United Nations, His Royal Highness Prince Zeid Al-Hussein, and his Fiji counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The communiqué expresses the desire of Jordan and Fiji to promote and strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation between their countries in political, economic, cultural, humanitarian and other fields. The communiqué affirms the relationship will be guided by the principles and purposes of the Charter of the United Nations and other norms of international law, particularly on equality among States, respect for national sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and non-interference in the internal affairs of States, and respect for international treaties. Following the formalisation ceremonies, attended by officials of the Permanent Missions of Jordan and Fiji to the United Nations, the Ambassadors held discussions on areas of common interest of their two countries, including UN peacekeeping issues and forthcoming UN elections.
(Photo caption:Ambassador Peter Thomson and Prince Zeid Al-Hussein.)
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