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Xavier Bettel and Romain Schneider attend the conference “Supporting Syria and the Region” in London

Published Thursday February 04 2016

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, accompanied by Minister for Cooperation and Humanitarian Action, Romain Schneider, attended the 4th international conference “Supporting Syria and the Region” which took place on 4 February 2016 in London.

The aim of the conference, which was attended by 80 heads of state and government, was two-fold: namely, the bringing-together of humanitarian contributions which will be indispensable for Syria and neighbouring countries and the making of medium-term commitments to development.

In his speech, Prime Minister Bettel highlighted the importance of education and stated that Luxembourg would contribute 5 million euros to humanitarian aid in 2016 and 2.5 million euros to development aid projects.

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