The British Ambassador in Amman, Peter Millett said during a lecture hosted by the Faculty of Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah II for International Studies at the University of Jordan Thursday that the relations between Jordan and Britain have always enjoyed strength at all political, economic and social levels.
Ambassador Millett pointed out that the relations between Jordan and Britain have led to close cooperative ties, stressing on his country’s keenness to stand by Jordan and strengthen their bilateral relations noting that financial aid to Jordan has increased in the last three years.
The lecture, which was attended by the Dean of the college, Dr. Faisal Alrofo’a and a number of faculty members and students discussed a number of topics relating to the nature of the relationship between Britain and the Middle East.
The Ambassador addressed Britain’s political efforts in the Middle East and his country’s commitment to achieving security and stability as one of the most prominent elements of its foreign policy, in addition to Britain’s position of the Arab spring and its efforts in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
At the end of the lecture, the audience discussed with the ambassador the recent developments in the region including the political and economic crises and the resulting fallout.