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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 2nd, 2022 at 03:41:40 PM EST
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Jordan censures Dutch envoy for 'interference' in radio license row | Anadolu Agency |

In a tiff over a radio license application, Jordan has condemned the Dutch ambassador to the country for interfering in internal matters.

Dutch envoy Harry Verweij requested a radio broadcast license for a citizen of a third country during a courtesy meeting with State Minister for Media Affairs Faisal al-Shboul, according to Jordan's Foreign Ministry.

The ministry said it summoned the Dutch ambassador and "strongly" condemned his "interference in the country's internal affairs."

The director of the ministry's Europe wing told Verweij that the government was "astonished" by the ambassador's interference in a radio license application for a non-Jordanian and non-Dutch person, Jordan's official news agency Petra reported.
The envoy was told that such applications are "processed according to laws and regulations in force and with 'absolute' transparency ... (and) it was 'incomprehensible' that an ambassador representing a friendly country interfered in a matter governed by Jordan's laws," the report said.

The incident has also drawn a reaction from the UAE, where the Foreign Ministry summoned the Dutch ambassador to the country to "protest interference" in Jordan's internal matters.

A ministry statement conveyed solidarity with Jordan and "expressed its strong protest against the irresponsible statement breaching diplomatic norms that was made by the Dutch ambassador."

Verweij's statement "is considered a blatant interference in the internal affairs" of Jordan, it added.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 2nd, 2022 at 03:43:59 PM EST
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Finally found the specifics of the dispute, it involves Syrian refugees from Za'atari camp near border with Syria. So the Dutch envoy stepped in a snake pit with rattlers 😂 Jordan will not accept Palestinian refugees as they are the responsibility of UNRWA, and have been since the 1967 war.

Five countries - Turkey (3.4 million), Lebanon (850,000), Jordan (668,000), Germany (616,000) and Iraq (245,000) - hosted 90 percent of the 6.76 million Syrian refugees around the world as of July 2021.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 2nd, 2022 at 04:14:00 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 2nd, 2022 at 04:15:21 PM EST
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In what context was the incident between Jordan and Dutch envoy? Quite interesting that the UAE was solidair with the interests of Jordanian sovereignty.

Envoy's tweet on media freedoms triggers diplomatic tiff | Jordan News - Oct. 23, 2022 |

The UAE's foreign ministry described the statements of the Dutch ambassador in Jordan as "irresponsible and outside diplomatic norms,... which are a blatant interference in Jordan's internal affairs."

As local media outlets and social media platforms covered reactions to this unprecedented diplomatic tiff, Community Media Network (CMN) in Amman issued a statement on Thursday acknowledging that there had been posts and statements, which it characterized as "not accurate", that indirectly involved CMN/Radio al Balad and AmmanNet.

The statement said that the organization had been contacted more than a year ago by the Dutch CEO of Ref FM (refugees FM), an organization that helps establish nonpolitical radio stations aimed at refugees. The CEO asked CMN whether it would be willing to work together to set up a station targeting Syrian refugees in Za'atari camp, the network said.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 2nd, 2022 at 04:18:54 PM EST
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'Afraid of return': Palestinians fearful of life in Yarmouk camp

Activists: ISIL fighters withdraw from Yarmouk. The jihadists, foreign Sunni fighters ended up in Idlib, a contained terrorist city guarded by military from Turkey and Russia. A hell on earth ... more than scars of an stupid war by US, UK, Turkey, NATO and Arab states.

America, NATO and the Syrian Quagmire | April 2017 |

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Blackwater, Private Security Contractors "Making A Killing" by Magnifico Sept. 2007

After Blackwater came the Wagner group ... soldiers for hire in foreign enclaves and colonies.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 2nd, 2022 at 04:22:17 PM EST
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