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Schatz Meets with Refugees in Germany, Jordan

November 24, 2015, 8:34 AM HST
* Updated November 24, 8:37 AM
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United States Senator Brian Schatz recently traveled to Germany and Jordan, where he met with government leaders and refugees.

The weekend was spent on a fact-finding mission to discuss regional and international efforts to combat the threat of terrorism and address the refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East.

Senator Schatz toured refugee facilities and met with German, Jordanian, and United Nations officials to discuss the daily operations of the centers and their challenges. He also spent time with refugee families who discussed their experiences of coping with being displaced in Jordan and Germany.

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United States Senator Brian Schatz traveled to Germany and Jordan over the weekend where he met with leaders and refugees. Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Brian Schatz.

United States Senator Brian Schatz traveled to Germany and Jordan over the weekend, where he met with leaders and refugees. Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Brian Schatz.

United States Senator Brian Schatz traveled to Germany and Jordan over the weekend where he met with leaders and refugees. Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Brian Schatz.

United States Senator Brian Schatz traveled to Germany and Jordan over the weekend, where he met with leaders and refugees. Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Brian Schatz.

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