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Remarks: Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi At a Joint Press Availability

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ROOM WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, first of all, we’ve done the most important thing, so I’m really delighted, Ayman, to have you back in Washington.  The team, our team, have done a lot of good work.  But before we get to why we’re actually here today, let me on ...
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Joint Statement on the Signing of the Bilateral Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Partnership between the United States and Jordan

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 Today, we signed the fourth Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Partnership (MOU) between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.  The United States supports providing $1.45 billion per year in U.S. bilateral foreign assistance to Jordan beginning in Fiscal Year 2023 and ending in Fiscal Year 2029.  One ...
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Jordan Hosts U.S. forces and partner nations for premiere Exercise Eager Lion.

TAMPA, Fla. – The United States, Jordan, and 28 partner nations opened the two-week Exercise Eager Lion today in Jordan. Eager Lion, held September 4-15, 2022, represents one of the largest military exercises in the region, and is designed to exchange military expertise and improve interoperability among partner nations. “Eager Lion is a multifaceted event ...
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ROYAL JORDANIAN AIR FORCE AND PARTNER NATIONS CELEBRATE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE 75TH ANNIVERSARY

AMMAN, Jordan (Aug. 25, 2022) – Representatives of the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF), United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF), and French Air and Space Force (AAE) will celebrate today the United States Air Force (USAF) 75th anniversary at the U.S. Embassy in Amman.  The ceremony, which will include a formation flyover led by RJAF, ...
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Statement by Sec Antony J. Blinken: Welcoming the Ceasefire Agreement in Gaza and Israel

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 8, 2022 The United States welcomes the agreement today to bring an end to hostilities and restore calm in Gaza and Israel. The agreement will bring a welcome respite to Israeli and Palestinian civilians and permit deliveries of critical fuel and other supplies into Gaza. We express our condolences to the families ...
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