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U.S. Pledges $200 Million To Jordan To Aid With Syrian Refugees

NPR | March 24, 2013 6:25 a.m.

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Scott Horsley

President Obama pledged $200 million in additional U.S. aid for Jordan on Friday to help in caring for a flood of refugees from the civil war in neighboring Syria. The pledge came as Obama met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II on the next-to-last day of the president’s Middle East tour.


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