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Essebsi commends Mecca summit’s support for Jordan

By JT - Jun 12,2018 - Last updated at Jun 12,2018

AMMAN — Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Tuesday praised the support pledged by Gulf states to Jordan at the Mecca summit earlier this week to mitigate the Kingdom’s economic crisis, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

According to a Tunisian statement distributed by the Tunisian embassy in Amman on Tuesday, Essebsi followed with great interest the convening of the Mecca summit and the resulting decisions.

The president praised the summit as a tangible embodiment of Arab solidarity, stressing the importance of the unity of Arab ranks in facing various challenges. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait had announced at the end of the Mecca summit, held on Sunday, an economic aid to Jordan worth $2.5 billion.

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