Amman, (Petra) -- Minister
of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Ayman
Safadi and United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),
Filippo Grandi, on Sunday, discussed the
cooperation between Jordan and the UNHCR
to meet the needs of Syrian refugees.
In a meeting at the Foreign
Ministry, Safadi called on the international
community to continue its responsibility
towards refugees and assist Jordan to shoulder
the burden of the refugees crisis.
He said the Kingdom bears
huge burdens on the sectors of education,
health and infrastructure due to hosting
1.3 million Syrians whose life and education
needs must be secured by a sustainable international
cooperation, pointing out that Jordan has
exceeded its capacity with regard to refugees.
The foreign minister lauded
the UNHCR's efforts in assisting refugees
in the Kingdom, as well as the high level
of cooperation between Jordan the UN organization.
Grandi commended Jordan's
humanitarian role in assisting refugees
and stressed the UNHCR's keenness to continue
cooperation and coordination with it to
address challenges of the refugees crisis.
He said Jordan had provided
a humanitarian model for hosting and assisting
refugees and the UNHCR will continue to
work with its to help it meet the needs