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  Countries around Iraq
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Jordan
  • Population: 4.5 million
  • Capital:Amman
  • Main languages: Arabic
  • Main religion: Islam
  • Money: 1 Jordan dinar = 1,000 fils
Jordan opposed the war against Iraq.

Jordan's rulers felt it was a lot more important to sort out the fighting between Israel and the Palestinians.

Many Palestinians live in Jordan and the country gets its oil from Iraq.

During the 1991 Gulf war Jordanian troops did not join the international alliance against Saddam.

Jordan remained neutral, not supporting either side.


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