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Hammad discusses refugee crisis with Australian minister

By JT - Nov 03,2015 - Last updated at Nov 03,2015

AMMAN — Interior Minister Salameh Hammad met on Tuesday with Australian Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton and discussed means to boost Australia’s assistance to Jordan in dealing with the large numbers of Syrian refugees.

The two officials examined the possibility of resettling some Syrian refugees in Australia.  Also on Tuesday, Hammad met with Frédéric Fournier, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross delegation in Jordan.

Discussions covered the needs of Syrian refugees, especially during winter. Fournier commended Jordan’s efforts in dealing with the various burdens of hosting refugees.

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