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The United States Provides Research Material for Jordan’s Center for Counter Extremism

Amman – Today, the Jordanian Armed Forces and United States inaugurated the Jordan Center for Counter Extremism’s (JCCE) research facility in Az-Zarqa.  The Embassy’s Military Assistance program supported the center with over 1,000 specialized books for the center’s library.   JCCE Director Col. Mohammed Aref Al-Athmat, Colonel Marc LaRoche representing the U.S. Embassy, and Spirit ...
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Department of State Inaugurates New Regional Antiterrorism Training Facility in Jordan

The Department of State and the Government of Jordan today inaugurated a new regional counterterrorism training facility south of Amman.   U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security Michael T. Evanoff , U.S. Embassy Amman Chargé d’Affaires Henry T. Wooster, His Royal Highness Prince Rashid, and Jordanian Gendarmerie Director Maj. Gen. Hussein Hawatmeh formally ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Jerusalem for the West Bank (February 27, 2018)

Location: Anti-American protests or demonstrations are expected throughout the West Bank on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Event: Due to anticipated protests/demonstrations, the U.S. Consulate General is prohibiting official travel into the West Bank on February 28, 2018. Employees of the U.S. Consulate General and their family members continue to be prohibited from personal travel into the West ...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson And Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi At Memorandum of Understanding Signing and Press Conference

Remarks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson And Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi At Memorandum of Understanding Signing and Press Conference February 14, 2018 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amman, Jordan   SECRETARY TILLERSON:  Well, thank you as well, Ayman, and we have developed quite a friendship over this past year.  When you confront so ...
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New U.S.-Jordan Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Foreign Assistance to Jordan

Fact Sheet On February 14, 2018, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, on behalf of the U.S. Government, signed a new five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Jordan in which the United States makes a non-binding commitment to support providing no less than $1.275 billion per year in U.S. bilateral foreign assistance to ...
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