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Higher education minister personally to check on Jordanian students in Ukraine

Mar 06,2014 - Last updated at Mar 06,2014

AMMAN — Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Amin Mahmoud on Wednesday said all Jordanian students in Ukraine are fine. He said the number of Jordanian students in Ukraine is around 3,500, of whom 250 are studying in the Crimea region, where tensions have been high due to Russian military interference following the ousting of the government.

Mahmoud said he will visit Ukraine today to meet with Ukrainian higher education officials to learn more about the conditions of the students there. He said he will visit four main universities in Ukraine to meet with students studying there. He will also check on the conditions of the students in the Crimea region, he added. 

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