AMMAN, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Jordan called for the international community to exert more efforts to help the Syrian refugees on Tuesday, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
The remarks were made by Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh at a meeting with Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
Judeh called for more aid to the Syrian refugees, and also discussed with Cousin the cooperation between the two sides in this regard.
Stressing the key role the WFP plays in helping Syrian refugees, the minister called for more coordination among international agencies.
The two sides also urged the international community to boost aid to countries that host Syrian refugees including Jordan, when Judeh reviewed pressure on the country by hosting some 1.3 million Syrian refugees.