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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Closed January 17

Due to inclement weather and dangerous road conditions, the U.S. Embassy is closed today, January 17. (Note: We are also closed Sunday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.) For U.S. citizen emergencies, the emergency telephone number is [962] (6) 590-6500. For American Citizen Services (ACS) Appointments:  For passports and notarials, please make a ...
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Statement on U.S. Assistance for Jordan from Chargé d’Affaires Jim Barnhart

AMMAN – The American-Jordanian partnership has never been stronger – the lapse in funding for some U.S. government agencies does not change this.     Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the strength of the U.S. relationship with Jordan by making the Kingdom his first stop last week on a nine-country tour of the Middle ...
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo And Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi At a Press Availability

FOREIGN MINISTER SAFADI: (In Arabic.) It is a tremendous pleasure – (in Arabic) – it’s a tremendous pleasure to welcome my dear friend, the Secretary, here in Jordan. If I may, I’ll speak in Arabic, and there is going to be translation.(In Arabic.) (Via interpreter) Welcome, Mike, to Jordan, which comes at a very important time, ...
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Embassy Services During the Lapse in Congressional Appropriations

Due to the lapse in appropriations, this account will not be updated regularly. Please visit the U.S. Department of State for updates. Scheduled passport and visa services at the U.S. Embassy in Jordan will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits.  The National Visa Center, National Passport Information Center, and Kentucky Consular Center will still accept ...
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U.S. Embassy and Yarmouk University Announce Completion of Roman Aqueduct Rehabilitation Project at Gadara-Umm Qais

Irbid- The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce the completion of a project funded by the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) that has conserved and rehabilitated the Roman Aqueduct of Gadara in Umm Qais.  Through our partnership with the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology of Yarmouk University on this $160,000 grant, ...
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