UN refugee chief 'understands' Jordan security fears

Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, speaks during a visit to the Zaatari refugee camp, close to the northern Jordanian city of Mafraq on January 18, 2016UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said Monday he fully understands the security concerns which have led Jordan to limit the flow of refugees entering the country from war-torn Syria. “We have full appreciation and understanding for Jordan’s security concerns,” the UNHCR chief said on a visit to Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border 80 kilometres (50 miles) northeast of Amman.

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