US to extend 78 million dollars in additional aid to Jordan

The US Congress recently authorized an additional 78 million dollars in economic and security-related assistance to Jordan to be disbursed no later than September 30, a US embassy statement said Sunday.

US to extend 78 million dollars in additional aid to Jordan
The US Congress recently authorized an additional 78 million dollars in economic and security-related assistance to Jordan to be disbursed no later than September 30, a US embassy statement said Sunday.

The new aid, which "demonstrates the broad, bipartisan support" for Jordan, raises the total US assistance to the country to 532 million dollars in fiscal 2007, the statement added.

The new aid includes 10 million dollars for "anti-terrorism" training and equipment, it added.

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