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Jordan seeks further cooperation with Belgium — PM

Feb 24,2014 - Last updated at Feb 24,2014

AMMAN — Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Monday met with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Joëlle Milquet and an accompanying delegation to discuss bilateral ties and the latest regional developments, especially the Syrian crisis and its political, economic and security consequences on the region.

During the meeting, attended by Interior Minister Hussein Majali, Ensour expressed Jordan’s keenness on enhancing its relations with Belgium both bilaterally and through the EU.

He added that finding a just solution to the Palestinian issue is the key to resolving all regional problems.

In a separate meeting with Milquet and the accompanying delegation, Majali briefed them on the economic and security challenges Jordan is facing as a result of the Syrian refugee influx, calling on the international community to assist the Kingdom in its humanitarian efforts.

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