Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Sept. 25

TEHRAN -- Iranian Finance Minister Ehsan Khandouzi said Monday that he has met and held constructive talks with his Egyptian counterpart during his visit to Cairo a day earlier.

In a post on social media platform X, Khandouzi said during his meeting with Egyptian Finance Minister Mohamed Maait, the two agreed to form a committee for the implementation of joint projects. (Iran-Egypt-Finance Ministers Meeting)

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AMMAN -- Jordan's cabinet ministers on Monday submitted their resignations in preparation for a cabinet reshuffle in the government of Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh, state-run Petra news agency reported.

The 26 ministers submitted their resignations during a cabinet session held on Monday, Petra reported. (Jordan-Cabinet Reshuffle-Resignations)

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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi met with President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Jin Liqun Monday to discuss cooperation and investment.

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the eighth annual meeting of the AIIB Board of Governors, which kicked off Monday in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. (Egypt-AIIB-Meeting)

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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt -- The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Monday launched its Climate Action Plan (CAP), which it refers to as "a milestone" in its ongoing commitment to combatting climate change.

Designed to guide the AIIB's climate ambition from 2024 to 2030, the CAP brings together the principles governing the bank's climate financing while identifying crucial action areas that will steer its investments in support of its members, the AIIB said in a statement. (Egypt-AIIB-Climate Action Plan)

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