LIBYA AGREES TO PAY MEDICAL DUES TO JORDANIAN HOSPITALS FOR TREATING INJURED LIBYANS

AMMAN, Jordan, The Libyan government has reached an agreement with Jordan, to pay medical dues to Jordanian hospitals, for treating injured Libyans, a statement from Jordan's Private Hospitals Association said, Sunday.

The Libyan authorities agreed to reimburse the association, an amount of 250 million U.S. dollars, for the medical services the Jordanian hospitals have offered to Libyan nationals, who were wounded or fell ill, as a result of the 2011 war in Syria, the statement said.

The medical bills were the subject of continuous negotiations between the association and the Libyan government, since 2013.

Fawzi Hammouri, president of the association, said, a progress was made recently, in talks with the Libyan government, resulting in an agreement to pay the bills, according to the statement.

The association said, the bills will be paid back in three stages.

The first sum of 125 million dollars will be paid in Dec, while the rest will be paid during the next year.

Source: NAM NEW NETWORK