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The US State Department further commented that the deal "highlights the pivotal role Jordan plays in helping foster and safeguard regional stability and supports US objectives such as the global campaign to defeat ISIS [Daesh], counter-terrorism cooperation and economic development."The US has historically provided Jordan with the most assistance in the region after Israel and Egypt".
Under the MoU, the U.S. will provide Jordan with aid valued at $6.3 billion over a period of 5 years ($1.275 billion annually), an increase of $275 million annually compared to the previous memorandum.
Al-Safadi reiterated Amman's position that the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict was the "only viable option", though it was "under threat by unilateral Israeli actions".
Tillerson called the package "a signal to the rest of the world that the U.S. -Jordan partnership has never been stronger".
Chances of a peace agreement have seemed particularly dim since Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the administration's decision to move the U.S. embassy there.
Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi of Jordan, who signed the aid agreement with Tillerson at a ceremony, referred to the Jerusalem decision only when asked, and briefly at that.
"For decades the US and Jordan have sustained a truly indispensable strategic partnership that has been critical to the security of both of our nations".
A couple more inches of snow due for Flagstaff by Thursday Also, much colder air will follow the cold front making overnight lows in the single digits and below zero once again. The National Weather Service's NY office added the caveat that the potential for 6 inches or more of snow is "low".
The status of Jerusalem, he said, needs to be negotiated among the interested parties, based on U.N. Security Council resolutions about its future.
But he said the plan and the timing for its release were in Trump's hands. "I will say it's fairly well advanced, is what I would say", Tillerson said.
"I think it's interesting that the USA provides about 30 percent perhaps a little more, of the total UNRWA funding from year to year", he said.
Tillerson's visit, part of a tour of the Middle East, comes at a time of tension between Lebanon and neighboring Israel, notably over the role of Hizbullah and Israel's encroachment on the country's land and maritime border.
"Hezbollah's presence in Syria has only perpetuated the bloodshed, increased the displacement of innocent people and propped up the barbaric Assad regime", Tillerson said at the news conference with Hariri, a western ally whose coalition government includes the group. But the main opposition body - including the members Tillerson met on Wednesday - boycotted the conference.
The Warriors had no answer for Damien Lillard tonight as he dropped 44 points with 18 of those coming in the first quarter. The play was reviewed and the basket was disallowed, one that would have cut the Warriors' four-point deficit into one.
Melissa Falkowski, a teacher at the school, told CNN she hid with her students in a closet until law enforcement cleared them. Twelve people were killed inside the school, two just outside, one on the street while two others died in the hospital.
While Sharma looks a insane blend of pretty and scary, Paramabrata Chattopadhyay's character is also looking interesting. We are extremely happy that our collaboration with Clean Slate Films is finally bearing fruit and is up for release.
The moderates' measure does not alter a lottery that distributes about 55,000 visas annually to people from diverse countries. Trump would want to focus that money on construction of a U.S. -Mexico border wall.
Janikowski was drafted by the Raiders from Florida State in the first round in 2000, during Gruden's first stint as head coach. Many 20-something NFL-watchers literally can not remember a league that did not feature Janikowski kicking for Oakland.
However, he returned to Mumbai to learn the diamond trade from his uncle Mehul Choksi, who is the Chairman of Gitanjali Group. A-listers from Hollywood like Kate Winslet and Dakota Johnson wore his brand to the red carpet of award shows.
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in shares of Regions Financial by 11.1% during the second quarter. EFX has a net profit margin of 16.20% and is more profitable than the average company in the Credit Services industry.
He had denied the allegations and alleged that he "was the victim of repeated physical violence" during his marriage. Soon after that, the agency received a request for a follow-up inquiry, and it provided that information in November.
Media captionWho is Cyril Ramaphosa? "We will hold you accountable and I will see you in 2019 on the ballot box", Maimane said. But Zuma's office said there was no "official communication" of any impending address but urged the media to wait.
Would-be helpers probably have an easier time pinpointing the source of a chemical distress beacon that's not moving quickly. And that, according to Frank, may be why biologists have never observed this kind of behavior in any other animal species.
You can either smash through a city, or challenge another Robot-Kit wearing friends to a two-player local battle. Aquarium mode allows players to show off their collection and have fun creating their own fish**.
James wins bronze in snowboard halfpipe
The bronze is Australia's 14th Winter Olympics medal and fifth bronze. "I was expecting a real hard battle, and a battle it was". James becomes the second Australian medallist of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics after Matt Graham won silver in the moguls.
New Planets Discovered During K2 Mission
The Kepler spacecraft was launched in 2009 and was re-purposed by engineers and astronomers after a mechanical failure in 2013. Kepler finds exoplanets by looking for dips in the light from a star as a planet passes across its face during its orbit.
Frank Ocean Shares Beautiful Cover of 'Moon River'
There isn't any word on an upcoming project release, but we can expect one towards the second half of the year. Frank Ocean capped off Valentine's Day with a late-night surprise, unveiling a cover of " Moon River ".
NO chefs & restaurants named James Beard award semifinalists
In each of the previous nine years, Highlands has gone on to be a finalist for the top restaurant award but has yet to win. This is the second nomination for Rising Star Chef award for Alan Sternberg, who was a semifinalist for the award in 2016.
Woman kicked off flight for shouting at mother and baby
Rundell added that the passenger then tried to talk her way out of being kicked off the plane by the gate agent, but to no avail. That just angered the woman more, who exclaimed that she had to be on this flight and asked Tabitha to state her name.
Coca-Cola European Partners (CCE) Announces Earnings Results
Moreover, Marietta Investment Partners Ltd Company has 0.09% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 6,532 shares. In last 4 months performance of BIOA was -85.54% while its price to sale ratio is 0.35 and price to book ratio is 0.03.
Nokia starts review of digital health business
The company has announced today that it has started a strategic review of options for its Digital Health business. But the company wrote down 141 million euros of goodwill on the business in the third quarter of 2017.
Tillerson kept waiting at Lebanese palace
Tillerson left the meeting with Aoun without making a statement, but he signed the guest book at the Baabda Presidential Palace. US President Donald Trump has been tough on Hezbollah , imposing new sanctions created to damage Iran and its allies.
Amgen Inc. (AMGN), Realty Income Corporation (O)
It has outperformed by 4.44% the S&P500. 323.50 million shares or 0.96% less from 326.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Opus Grp Limited Liability Company has 0.06% invested in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) for 4,815 shares.