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AMMAN, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The UNESCO World Heritage Committee voted on Tuesday to inscribe the city of As-Salt located in the northwest of Jordan on the World Heritage Site List, state-run Petra news agency reported.

As-Salt, "the Place of Tolerance and Urban hospitality," became the sixth Jordanian landmark to be declared a World Heritage Site, Petra said.

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Jordanian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nayef Fayez said at a press conference that the nomination of As-Salt is of prime importance to Jordan, highlighting social solidarity as a key characteristic of the city.

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