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Safadi discusses support to UNRWA, bilateral ties with US officials

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AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi discussed in Washington on Tuesday with the official in the US State Department’s Office of Population, Immigration, and Refugees Nancy Jackson, ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in refugee issues, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

He also discussed continuing to provide financial and political support to UNRWA.

On Monday, Safadi began a working visit to the US, during which he will meet with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, senior administration officials in the US State Department and the National Security Council, members of the US House of Representatives and Senate, and American research and academic organizations and centers.

During his meetings, Safadi will discuss a number of issues, including ways to strengthen strategic relations between the Kingdom and the US in various fields. Talks will focus on the new memorandum of understanding that the two countries are working on, as the current memorandum expires at the end of September 2022. This memorandum represents the framework governing the provision of annual US aid to Jordan, which last year amounted to about $1.6 billion.

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