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Zu’bi, Australian top official discuss counterterrorism cooperation

By JT - Apr 23,2017 - Last updated at Apr 23,2017

AMMAN — Interior Minister Ghaleb Zu’bi on Sunday discussed enhancing bilateral cooperation with the Australian Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on counterterrorism Michael Keenan and his accompanying delegation in the field of combating terrorism and extremism, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Zu’bi stressed that Jordan suffered most the repercussions of regional instability following the influx of millions of refugees.

He said that successive exodus, especially after the Syrian crisis, put a strain on the infrastructure and production capabilites in various sectors. The international community’s assistance to Jordan in these circumstances is still insufficient, he added. Regarding security, the minister said that the security agencies increased their efforts to protect borders and prevent smuggling of weapons.



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