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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Amman, Jordan (July 25, 2019)

Location: Throughout Jordan Event: It is expected that the Jordanian Ministry of Education will release the results of the summer high-school exam (the Tawjihi) this weekend.  As part of the celebrations, expect congested traffic, more aggressive drivers, and celebratory gunfire.  U.S. government personnel are advised to remain indoors on the evening the results are released. Actions to Take: Be ...
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US-Jordan Joint Committee meets in Amman, praises 7.5 percent increase in Jordanian exports to the United States in 2018

Jordanian exports to the United States increased 7.5 percent last year, according to the United States–Jordan Joint Committee, which met in Amman on July 14.  The committee, established under the 2001 Free Trade Agreement (FTA), meets regularly to promote increased trade between Jordan and the United States, as well as investment in both goods and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: New Electronics Policy for Consular Customers

Effective August 4, 2019, persons entering the Consular Section (for all visa, American citizen, and immigration services) will be unable to leave any battery operated or electronic devices including, but not limited, to mobile phones, laptops, digital watches, cameras, or portable music players with our security personnel. You must make arrangements to store these devices ...
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CDA Sasahara’s Remarks, Independence Day Celebration 2019

Good evening, masa’ al-kheir.  Your royal highnesses, excellencies, distinguished guests, fellow diplomats, embassy colleagues, and friends and partners of the embassy.  Welcome.  Tonight, I am honored to host America’s birthday here in Jordan, also known as the fourth of July. First, I want to thank all the people who made tonight’s event possible:  Emily Shumaker ...
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