Jordan "concerned" over developments in Ukraine, says foreign ministry

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AMMAN - Jordan said Thursday that it is following with "concern" the current developments in Ukraine, and called on the international community and the parties to the conflict to exert maximum efforts for restraint and de-escalation.اضافة اعلان

In a statement, the Kingdom's Ministry of Foreign Affairs called for a peaceful settlement of the conflict and the restoration of security and stability in the region through dialogue and negotiations in these "critical" times.

The statement cited Jordan's ambassador to the United Nations Mahmoud Hmoud during a UN General Assembly session, held late Wednesday to discuss the "situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine", as saying that "Jordan underscores the positive and effective role of the UN and the stakeholders to reach that goal".

The envoy stressed Jordan's call for respecting the international law, the UN Charter, the sovereignty and regional integrity of states and the principles of good neighborliness.

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