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Jordanian king heads to New York to participate in UNGA meetings

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Jordanian King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah
Jordanian King Abdullah II, accompanied by Queen Rania Al Abdullah, left for a working visit to New York, where the monarch will head the Jordanian delegation to the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 73).

The king will deliver a speech to the UN General Assembly and will meet a number of heads of states and delegations on the sidelines of the high-level General Assembly meetings, Petra News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, King Abdullah II's meeting with the president and members of the Jordan Press Association (JPA) on Wednesday highlighted a number of issues related to media and domestic affairs, in addition to current developments on the regional and international arenas.

The meeting also touched on the king's participation in the UN General Assembly meeting in New York, as he said he will discuss issues of interest to Jordan, as well as the Palestinian issue and the support of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

The king said that Jordan is facing economic challenges, but it is capable of overcoming them, and he underlined the importance of the media's involvement in highlighting achievements and in exercising its monitoring role.
Last Modified: Wednesday، 19 September 2018 09:45 PM
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