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By JT - Feb 07,2016 - Last updated at Feb 07,2016

His Majesty King Abdullah shakes hands with German Bundestag President Norbert Lammert in Amman on Sunday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday stressed the importance of Germany's pivotal role in dealing with the repercussions of the Syrian crisis, especially in regard to the influx of Syrian refugees and supporting host countries, a Royal Court statement said. 

During a meeting with President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert at the Royal Court, His Majesty stressed the importance of the international community's support to countries affected by the crisis.

He also urged concerned parties' commitment to implementing the recommendations of the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference in London.

The Monarch renewed Jordan's appreciation of the German support to the Kingdom as it hosts a large  and increasing number of Syrian refugees.

In regard to regional developments, particularly the anti-terror drive, His Majesty stressed the importance of cooperation and coordination among regional and international parties to face the danger through a comprehensive strategy. 

The King and Lammert stressed the depth of bilateral relations and the importance of boosting them in various fields as well as sustaining coordination and dialogue over issues of mutual concern.

For his part, Lammert voiced his country's willingness to support Jordan and enable it to deal with the repercussions of the crises in the region, especially the Syrian crisis, underlining international appreciation of Jordan's role in hosting and serving refugees.


He also commended the King's efforts in dealing with regional and international challenges to preserve the security and stability of Jordan as a prosperous role model in the Middle East. 

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