In Amman on Sunday (5 December) the Jordanian Cabinet mat for the first time since the assassination of Prime Minister Wasfi Tell in Cairo last month.
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Background: In Amman on Sunday (5 December) the Jordanian Cabinet mat for the first time since the assassination of Prime Minister Wasfi Tell in Cairo last month. The meeting was conducted by Jordan's new Prime Minister, Mr Ahmed Al-Lawzi. Sunday marked the end of the official period of mourning for Mr Tell. At the request of King Hussein, and as a mark of respect to the late leader, the composition of the Jordanian Cabinet has been left unchanged.