Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and his Iranian counterpart, Manouchehr Mottaki, met at the sidelines of the Manama Security Conference in Bahrain, according to a news release from the Iranian foreign ministry office. The two discussed regional developments and agreed to explore the establishment of a consultation panel between Jordan and Iraq. Judeh also invited Mottaki to visit Jordan, while Mottaki emphasized the need for continued dialogue between the countries, particularly on how they can help boost development, peace and stability in the Middle East.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.