Royal Court Chief Meets Atlantic Council Delegation

AMMAN -- Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, Royal Court Chief, Fayez Tarawneh, Monday, received a delegation representing the Atlantic Council, a think tank in the field of international affairs.
At the meeting, Tarawneh reviewed regional developments, mainly the crisis in Syria, as well as Jordan's efforts to bring about peace in the Middle East.
In this context, he said Jordan's stance is to pursue a peaceful and comprehensive solutions to various challenges; therefore alleviate their economic, security, political repercussions.
He also reviewed the Kingdom's humanitarian role in shouldering the burdens of the Syrian refugees.
" Jordan hosts around 1.3 million Syrian refugees and provide them with various services, which negatively impacted its already limited resources", said Tarawneh.
Tarawneh urged the international community to support Jordan to enable it shoulder the burden of hosting Syrian refugees.
On Jordan's political reform march, he noted that the Kingdom took a new step towards democracy, which is the upcoming parliamentary elections slated for September, followed by the decentralization and municipalities elections.
Members of the delegation praised Jordan's role to bring about peace and stability in the region, as well as ways to address various regional and global issues.
They also commended King Abdullah's vision towards achieving comprehensive reform.
The Atlantic Council is an influential nonpartisan think tank in the field of international affairs. Founded in 1961, the Council provides a forum for international political, business, and intellectual leaders. It manages ten regional centers and functional programs related to international security and global economic prosperity.
Petra News Agency
July 18, 2016