(Petra)--Minister of Foreign and Expatriates
Affairs Ayman Safadi stressed the strong
partnership between Jordan and UN organizations
operating in the Kingdom as well as Jordan's
keenness to boost it in various fields.
During a meeting with representatives
of UN agencies and offices in Jordan on
Wednesday, Safadi called for enhancing
cooperation and coordination with the
UN with the aim of responding to the Syrian
crisis and addressing its impact on Jordan.
The meeting also dealt with
activities and projects of the UN on empowering
the youth, achieving sustainable development
and fighting extremism.
Safadi voiced Jordan's appreciation
of the development and humanitarian aid
provided by the UN, highlighting the importance
of the humanitarian role played by Jordan
towards the Syrian refugees.
He urged the international
community to shoulder its responsibility
in this regard and provide support to
Jordan and host communities of the refugees.
The UN Resident and
Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan, Anders
Pedersen praised efforts of the Jordanian
in hosting the Syrian refugees and facilitating
work of UN agencies in the Kingdom.