DOHA: Dr. Mohammed Al-Momani, the Jordanian Minister of State for Media Affairs and government spokesman has highly lauded Qatar's contribution and support to Jordan in its humanitarian relief to Syrian refugees.
Dr. Mohammed Al-Momani said HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and and King Abdullah II of Jordan have laid down pillars of the bilteral relations between the two countries.
In an exclusive interview with the Arabic Al Sharq daily newspaper published here on Thursday, Al-Momani praised Qatar's support and contribution with the Gulf donors to Jordan ,saying, "we are looking forward to enhance such relations to new horizons in the future."
The Jordanian official reiterated his country's firm stance regarding the resolution of the Syrian crisis, urging the stakeholders and Syrian political parties to sit down and start negotiations on how best to preserve the unity of Syria, its people and stop the ongoing bloodshed .
He revealed that Jordan has taken all precautionary, preventive and necessary measures to protect its citizens from any danger or threatened by the Syrian situation.
He confrimed that his country condemns the use of chemical weapons by the syrian regime, stressing no impunity for anyone who used the internationally prohibited weapons and those who do such horrible crime should be punished under international law and relevant international conventions.
Al-Momani said that a political solution is the best solution to the Syrian crisis in order to to maintain the unity of Syrian lands, noting however that his country is currently hosting more than 1.3 million Syrian refugees and bearing the economic, financial, security, services burdens, calling on brotherly and friendly countries to increase their aid to Jordan to fulfill its pledges to these refugees. (QNA)