The United Nations Peace Envoy, Dr. Gunnar Jarring, made an unexpected trip to the Jordanian?
The United Nations Peace Envoy, Dr. Gunnar Jarring, made an unexpected trip to the Jordanian capital, Amma, on Wednesday, (23 February).
During a stay of seven hours in the city, Dr. Jarring had an audience with King Hussein and had talks with Jordanian Prime Minister, Mr. Ahmed Al-Lawzi and the Foreign Minister, Mr. Abdullah Salah.
No details of the talks have been disclosed, but both Dr. Jarring and Mr. Salah described them as "useful".
SYNOPSIS: Flying in from Cyprus on Wednesday--a "plane bringing the United Nations Peace Envoy, Dr. Jarring, to Jordan. The trip was quite unexpected--and was the first Dr. Jarring has made to the Jordanian capital for more than twelve months. Sender foreign affairs department officials greeted Dr. Jarring--and quickly whisked him away for a meeting with King Hussein--then to talks with both the Jordanian Prime Minister, Mr. Ahmed Al-Lawzi, and his Foreign Minister, Mr. Abdulleh Salah. Afterwards both Dr. Jarring and his hosts agreed the talks were useful. But were they constructive? Said Dr. Jarring--"all my talks are constructive."