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US’s Blinken congratulates Jordan on Independence Day

By JT - May 26,2024 - Last updated at May 26,2024

AMMAN — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken congratulated Jordan's leadership, government and people on the 78th Independence Day and the 25th anniversary of His Majesty King Abdullah's accession to the throne (Silver Jubilee).

On the occasions, Blinken offered the Jordanian people his best wishes and heartfelt congratulations on behalf of the US, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported, citing a US embassy statement on Saturday.

He said that the longstanding relationship and strategic alliance between the US and Jordan, which has been in place for 75 years, are founded on our shared commitment to advancing peace, security, and stability in the region.

The secretary added that "the partnership between the US and our ally Jordan is strong and endurable", as President Joe Biden said.

Blinken added, "We highly appreciate Jordan's leading role in promoting peace and security, and value our partnership and close friendship. Under the direction of His Majesty King Abdullah, the US wishes the Jordanian people lasting prosperity this year and beyond as they celebrate Independence Day."

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