Dutch, French embassies to spend 1.9m euros on Ruwaished outpost

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AMMAN — The Dutch and French embassies to Jordan agreed on a 1.9 million euro joint funding project to support Jordan’s army and security apparatus in protecting the Kingdom’s border with Syria, AmmanNet reported.اضافة اعلان

Ruwaished border post with Syria has seen several bungled infiltration attempts by armed men, or drug traffickers since the beginning of the year.

The Dutch embassy said a memorandum of understanding was signed at the mission’s premises in Amman. It said in a statement that the signing was attended by representatives of the Jordanian Armed Forces- Arab Army, the French ambassador to Jordan and the acting deputy of the Dutch embassy.

It said the Netherlands will disburse 1.45 million euros, while France will pay the remaining 450,000 euros.

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