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Jordan: Yemen at centre of Swedish-Jordanian talks03:57

Jordan: Yemen at centre of Swedish-Jordanian talks

Jordan, Amman
September 2, 2019 at 01:05 GMT -00:00 · Published

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom met her Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Amman on Sunday to talk about "pressing and difficult issues" such as Yemen, Lebanon, and Syria, and stressed the need for humanitarian.

"We talked about Syria and reiterate the need for a political solution that preserves the unity and cohesion of Syria and restores to Syria security and stability and improves the conditions that allow the return of Syrian refugees," said Safadi, adding that "their voluntary return is what we must all work on and call for a solution to the conflict and achieve security and stability."

Yemen was "at the centre" of Wallstrom's attention as she is traveling to neighbouring countries to understand "how we can come a little bit closer to peace in Yemen" as well as discussing the Stockholm Agreement and its implementation.

"I also wanted to thank Jordan for everything that you are doing to receive refugees and also your clear stance on the rights of refugees and IDPs," said Wallstrom, who thinks Jordan "will continue to be a voice of reason in the world and that [Jordan has] an important role to play also in this region."

Jordan: Yemen at centre of Swedish-Jordanian talks03:57
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Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom met her Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Amman on Sunday to talk about "pressing and difficult issues" such as Yemen, Lebanon, and Syria, and stressed the need for humanitarian.

"We talked about Syria and reiterate the need for a political solution that preserves the unity and cohesion of Syria and restores to Syria security and stability and improves the conditions that allow the return of Syrian refugees," said Safadi, adding that "their voluntary return is what we must all work on and call for a solution to the conflict and achieve security and stability."

Yemen was "at the centre" of Wallstrom's attention as she is traveling to neighbouring countries to understand "how we can come a little bit closer to peace in Yemen" as well as discussing the Stockholm Agreement and its implementation.

"I also wanted to thank Jordan for everything that you are doing to receive refugees and also your clear stance on the rights of refugees and IDPs," said Wallstrom, who thinks Jordan "will continue to be a voice of reason in the world and that [Jordan has] an important role to play also in this region."

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