Obama to seek new financial aid for ally Jordan, including $1 billion in loan guarantees

  • Article by: DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 14, 2014 - 11:15 PM

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Seeking crucial help for a key Middle Eastern ally, President Barack Obama announced late Friday that he will ask Congress to approve a new round of financial aid for Jordan, which is struggling to manage the influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees from the civil war in Syria.

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