Jordan: Promised trade perks will help employ Syria refugees

February 7, 2016 3:45 PM

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AMMAN, Jordan – Jordan's planning minister says his country has been promised easier trade terms by the international community, potentially generating large-scale investment and "hundreds of thousands of job opportunities."

Imad Fakhoury told reporters Sunday that creating jobs for Jordanians is a priority, but that the trade commitments could also put 200,000 Syrian refugees to work.

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