Published: 2018-01-20 16:43
Last Updated: 2018-01-20 16:43
Official statistics revealed that 1971 Ukrainian women are married to Jordanian mean and are currently residing in Jordan, the Ukrainian Ambassador in Amman, Sergiy Pasko told journalists on Saturday.
The meeting came as Jordan and Ukraine are celebrating the 25th anniversary since the diplomatic relations have started between them, and encouraged the opening of a Jordanian embassy in the capital, Kiev.
Pasko said the ties between the two states are witnessing a development on many levels, and pointed out that the economic exchange is worth up $150 million (around JOD 106 million).
Moreover, around 10,000 Ukrainian tourists visit Jordan every year, due to the good relations between the two states, and the rich cultural heritage of Jordan, along with the safety and security which Jordan is known for, Pasko said.
During the meeting, Pasko said the children of a Jordanian father and a Ukrainian mother have the right to get the Ukrainian nationality according to law.