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Travel Advisory:  Jordan Travel Advisory Increased to Level 4 Due to COVID-19   

Location:  Jordan On April 21, 2021, after a review of the world-wide COVID-19 situation and a review of the Travel Health Notice (THN) for Jordan issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of State raised the Travel Advisory for Jordan from Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) to Level 4 (Do Not Travel).  ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Jordanian King Abdullah II

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.  The Secretary reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to its strategic partnership with Jordan and commended King Abdullah II for Jordan’s steadfast leadership promoting peace and stability in the Middle East.  The United States deeply values the strong bilateral cooperation and ...
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The United States Restores Assistance for the Palestinians

The United States is pleased to announce that, working with Congress, we plan to restart U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.  This includes $75 million in economic and development assistance in the West Bank and Gaza, $10 million for peacebuilding programs through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and $150 million in humanitarian assistance ...
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Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with King Abdullah II of Jordan

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with King Abdullah II of Jordan to express strong U.S. support for Jordan and underscore the importance of King Abdullah II’s leadership to the United States and the region.  Together they discussed the strong bilateral ties between Jordan and the United States, Jordan’s important role in the region, ...
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DAS CAMILLE RICHARDSON CONNECTS WITH JORDANIAN START-UPS & TECH COMPANIES AT INVESTECH 2021

Senior U.S. Commerce Official Kicks Off Virtual Workshop for High Growth Start-up Companies with Interest in Entering the U.S. Market.   U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) of Commerce for Middle East and Africa, Global Markets  Camille Richardson  delivered introductory remarks at InvesTech 2021 on March 22nd. The three-day virtual event, from March 22nd to March 24th was organized by the ...
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