Jordan, Ukraine call for immediate halt to violence in Syria

11:49, 17 April 2012
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Leaders of Jordan and Ukraine on Monday voiced concern over the developments in Syria, underling the need for an immediate halt to violence in the country, the state-run Petra news agency reported, according to Xinhua.

In talks in Amman Monday, King Abdullah II of Jordan and Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych underlined the need for starting a dialogue to reach an effective method to address the crisis in Syria.

King Abdullah also voiced support to the Arab League`s initiative to stop bloodshed in Syria and reach a peaceful solution to the crisis.

At the meeting, the two leaders voiced commitment to enhancing international peace and security, stressing the importance of continued dialogue to attain stability in the Middle East.

They said resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict will lead to the lasting and just peace in the Middle East and is the key to stability in the Middle East.

The two leaders also discussed means to boost bilateral ties and signed several agreements to boost cooperation in different sectors.

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