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JORDAN URGES MORE EFFORTS TO HELP SYRIAN REFUGEES

AMMAN, - Jordan called for the international community to exert more efforts, to help the Syrian refugees, on Tuesday.

The remarks were made by Jordan's Foreign Minister, Nasser Judeh, at a meeting with Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

Judeh called for more aid to the Syrian refugees, and also discussed with Cousin, the cooperation between the two sides, in this regard.

Stressing the key role the WFP plays in helping Syrian refugees, the minister called for more coordination among international agencies.

The two sides also urged the international community, to boost aid to countries that host Syrian refugees, including Jordan, when Judeh reviewed pressure on the country, by hosting some 1.3 million Syrian refugees.

Source: Name News Network