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Rest are still not back in Jordan

AMMAN – The appointment of a new prime minister has the peace in Jordan is still not back. Trade unions announced Wednesday that they will continue with a great strike.

Hani Mulki

King Abdullah II of be Tuesday the economist Omar al-Razzaz as successor to the departed first minister Hani Mulki. His position came under pressure from the people gathered for protests. The population is angry over austerity measures such as tax increases and the scrapping of a subsidy on bread.

But the arrival of al-Razzaz, who was commissioned to reform the economy, the protests are not silenced although the enthusiasm is waned. Tuesday went to hundreds of people on the street. There was also acclaim for the appointment of a new prime minister.

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