EU announces support package for Jordan worth €902 million

King Abdullah II from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen

© APA | King Abdullah II from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen

# 07 November 2023 15:39 (UTC +04:00)

The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has met with King Abdullah II from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Brussels today, a press release by the European Commission noted, APA reports.

"Discussions focused on recent developments and the need to avoid a negative spill-over in the region, where Jordan plays a key stabilising role," the press release noted.

During the visit, the Commission also announced an EU support package for Jordan worth €902 million (€402 million in grants and €500 million in loans by the European Investment Bank).

"Jordan is a valued and strategic partner of the EU. We support Jordan’s efforts to modernise," Ursula von der Leyen noted in an X post.

Note that the King of Jordan is on a visit in Brussels. He held meeting with Secretary General of NATO and EU officials.

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