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Jordan to secure 5-year US aid pledge

AMMAN – Jordan will secure a promise of five more years of US financial aid in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to be signed in Amman on Wednesday during a visit by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a Jordanian official said.

 

The previous such MoU was for three years. The new, non-binding MoU secures a minimum $1.275 billion per year from 2018, said the official, who declined to be named because the details had yet to be officially announced.

 


First published: 02.14.18, 10:10