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Int'l Emergency humanitarian response conf. for Gaza commences in Jordan

DEAD SEA, Jordan, June 11 (KUNA) -- The international conference for emergency humanitarian response in Gaza began on Tuesday in the Dead Sea, with the participation of the representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdullah Al-Yahya.
The conference was held upon the invitation of King Abdullah II of Jordan, the Egyptian President Abdulfattah Al-Sisi and the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, and at the level of heads of states, government leaders, and heads of international humanitarian and relief organizations.
The conference aimed to identify ways to enhance the international community's response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, determine effective mechanism and steps for response and the operational and logistical needs necessary in this framework, and commit to coordinating a unified response to the humanitarian situation in Gaza. (end) amn.dss