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58% of Jordanians unaware of US president’s visit to the region

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AMMAN — Yet another opinion poll conducted by the Center for Strategic Studies showed that more than half of Jordanians, 58, have not heard or know about US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East, while 42 percent of Jordanians did, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

According to the poll 12 percent of Jordanians who heard of Biden’s visit to the region believe that it will contribute to strengthening ways to solve the Arab-Israeli conflict, 11 percent believe that it will contribute to strengthening the means of resolving the Yemeni war, while 10 percent believe that it will contribute to strengthening ways to solve the Lebanese, Syrian, and Iraqi crises.

The majority of Jordanians, 67 percent, who heard of the visit believe that it will contribute to the normalization of Israeli-Saudi relations, 16 percent believe otherwise, while 17 percent ignore the extent of its impact on the normalization of Saudi-Israeli relations.

Less than a quarter of Jordanians, 24 percent, who heard of the visit believe that it will contribute to resolving the global energy crisis and the global price hikes, while the vast majority, 76 percent, believes that it will not.

Ten percent of Jordanians who heard about the visit believe that it will have a positive effect on the Palestinian issue and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, 6 percent believe that it will have a positive effect on efforts to solve the Syrian crisis, 7 percent believe that it will have a positive effect on issues related to economic problems brought about by rising prices, investments and more, while 5 percent of them do not believe in any such positive effects.

More than a third, 37 percent, are not aware of the most beneficial promises to Jordan, and about 27 percent believe that there are no benefits coming from such promises.

Six percent of the Jordanians who heard about the visit believe that none of the promises made by Biden will be fulfilled, while 5 percent believe that the economic promises are most likely to happen.

While 4.9 percent of them believe that normalization between Israel and Saudi Arabia is the most achievable promise, 4 percent believe that promises related to solving the Syrian crisis are the most achievable, 38 percent stated that they do not know what the most achievable promises could be, and 22 percent said that none of these promises will be fulfilled.


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