German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (R) chats with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh upon arrival for a conference on Syrian refugees at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin October 28, 2014.
AFP PHOTO/Tobias Schwarz
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Syria's neighbors are approaching "host-country fatigue" because of huge demand from refugees for housing, schools, jobs and healthcare and scant resources like water, Jordan's foreign minister said.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, whose country has led the way in Europe by taking in 70,000 refugees and giving nearly 650 million euros in aid, said international efforts to stop ISIS' "murderous rampage" would fail without a parallel solution for the growing refugee problem.Steinmeier praised the generosity of neighboring states for sheltering more than three million people who have fled Syria in a 3 1/2-year civil war that has killed nearly 200,000 people.
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