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Jordan made permanent partner at PACE

By JT - Oct 12,2017 - Last updated at Oct 12,2017

AMMAN — The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) decided to award Jordan the permanent partner status for democracy, said MP Khaled Bakkar, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Wednesday.

Bakkar, who led the Jordanian delegation that participated in the final evaluation for the partnership programme between Jordan and the parliamentary assembly, said that the voting was unanimous with the attendance of representatives from 47 European countries.

The report mentioned that the assembly holds its meetings in Strasbourg, France, between October 8 and 10. The MP added that the participants praised His Majesty King Abdullah on his ability to achieve peaceful democratic transition in the light of turbulent regional circumstances.



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