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Royal Hashemite Court (Jordan)
King meets members of foreign affairs and defence committees at House of Commons
London, 18 June 2012
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Talks during the meeting also covered the latest regional developments in the wake of the Arab Spring.
King Abdullah warned against the “deteriorating situation” in Syria and the increase in violence there.
His Majesty said international and regional efforts must be increased to help prevent the “catastrophic” repercussions of the crisis that may push everyone into a “dark tunnel.”
The King also briefed the British lawmakers on Jordan’s reform drive, expressing appreciation for the UK’s support to Jordan.
The committee members commended Jordan’s efforts to achieve reform and ensure peace and stability in the region, pledging to develop bilateral cooperation.