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European Parliament Vice-President calls for supporting Jordan

[2/16/2019 2:24:00 PM]

AMMONNEWS - Vice-President of the European Parliament (EP) and President of the Parliamentary-Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), David-Maria Sassoli, called for supporting the host countries, especially Jordan.

Sassoli said the Kingdom has provided care and attention to refugees; thus the international community has to fulfill its responsibilities to support it.

Sassoli gave his remarks after a speech by head of the Jordanian parliamentary delegation, First Deputy Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament Nassar Al-Qaisi who delivered it on behalf of the Lower House Speaker.

Speaking at the meetings of the UfM Summit in the French city of Strasbourg, Al-Qaisi called for parliaments of the assembly member states to urge their governments to support Jordan at the London Conference to be held on February 28.

Sassoli added that Jordan offers a model in serving refugees, which has had a great impact on the national economy.

Sassoli handed the presidency of the Assembly to the Turkish parliament, where it was received by Turkish MP Samil Ayrim.

Al-Qaisi maet with Ayrim on the sidelines of the conference and discussed Jordanian-Turkish ties.

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