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US aid pledge for Syria refugees

US President Barack Obama has pledged an additional $200m (£131m) to help Jordan deal with the growing number of Syrian refugees in the country.

US President Barack Obama has pledged an additional $200m (£131m) to help Jordan deal with the growing number of Syrian refugees in the country.

After talks in Amman, Mr Obama said the funds - if backed by Congress - would help provide more humanitarian aid.

Meanwhile, Jordan's King Abdullah ruled out closing Jordan's border with Syria.