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The foreign relations of Jordan have consistently followed a pro-Western foreign policy and traditionally Jordan has had close relations with the United States and the United Kingdom. Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (الأردنّ al-Urdunn) is an Arab country in Southwest Asia spanning the southern Politics of Jordan takes place in a framework of a parliamentary Monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Jordan is Head of government, and of The Constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was adopted in January 11, 1952 and has been amended many times The Jordanian monarchy was set up in 1921 with help from the British. Abdullah II bin al-Hussein King of Jordan ( الملك عبد الله الثاني بن الحسين al-Malik ʿAbdullāh aṯ-ṯānī bin al-Ḥusayn born 30 The Prime Minister of Jordan is the head of the Government of Jordan. Nader Dahabi (نادر الذهبي (born 1946 is a Jordanian politician and military figure who was named prime minister on November 25, 2007. The parliament of Jordan, the National Assembly (مجلس الأمة Majlis al-'Umma) has two chambers. The upper house of the National Assembly (مجلس الأمة Majlis al-Umma) is the Assembly of Senators (مجلس الأعيان Majlis al-Aayan The lower house of the National Assembly (مجلس الأمة Majlis al-Umma) of Jordan is Chamber of Deputies (مجلس النواب Majlis al-Nuwaab Political parties in Jordan lists political parties in Jordan. Jordan elects a Legislature on the national level The National Assembly ( Majlis al-Umma) has two chambers. Parliamentary elections were held in Jordan on 17 June 2003 They were the fourth contest held after the political liberalization started in 1989 and the first elections to Parliamentary elections were held in Jordan on November 20 2007 to elect representatives to the Chamber of Deputies of Jordan, which has 110 On July 31 2007 Jordan held mayoral and council elections in 94 municipalities |||}The country of Jordan is divided into 12 Governorates ( Muhafazah) The governorates of Jordan are divided into 52 nahias. The nahias are listed below by governorate Ajlun Governorate Ajlun The record of human rights in Jordan continues to be a matter of concern for many international human rights groups Information on politics by country is available for every Country, including both De jure and De facto independent Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (الأردنّ al-Urdunn) is an Arab country in Southwest Asia spanning the southern The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located These relations were damaged by support in Jordan for Iraq during the Gulf war. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iraq topics. In public, Jordan continued to call for the lifting of UN sanctions against Iraq within the context of implementing UNIC resolutions. The United Nations ( UN) is an International organization whose stated aims are to facilitate cooperation in International law, International security UNIC ( UNI versal satellite home C onnection is a Specific Targeted Research Project ( STReP) sponsored under European Commission
Since the end of the war, Jordan has largely restored its relations with Western countries through its participation in the Middle East peace process and enforcement of UN sanctions against Iraq. The Middle East is a Subcontinent with no clear boundaries often used as a synonym to Near East, in opposition to Far East.
Jordan signed a nonbelligerency agreement with Israel (the Washington Declaration) in Washington, DC, on July 25, 1994. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Israel topics. Events 285 - Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Jordan and Israel signed a historic peace treaty on October 26, 1994, witnessed by President Clinton, accompanied by Secretary Christopher. Events 740 - An Earthquake strikes Constantinople, causing much damage and death Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States Warren (Chris Minor Christopher (born October 27, 1925) is an American Diplomat, Lawyer, and Public servant. The U. S. has participated with Jordan and Israel in trilateral development discussions during which key issues have been water-sharing and security; cooperation on Jordan Rift Valley development; infrastructure projects; and trade, finance, and banking issues. Great Rift ValleyThe Jordan Rift Valley (الغور Al-Ghor or Al-Ghawr) is an elongated depression located in modern-day Israel, Jordan, the
In 1996, the United States added Jordan to their major non-NATO ally agreement. Major non-NATO ally ( MNNA) is a designation given by the United States government to exceptionally close allies who have close strategic working relationships
Jordan also participates in the multilateral peace talks, and recently Jordan has signed a free trade agreement with the United States. Jordan is an active member of the UN and several of its specialized and related agencies, including the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and World Health Organization (WHO). The International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA) is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy and to inhibit its Jordan is a member of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Non-Aligned Movement, and Arab League. The World Bank is an internationally supported Bank that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries for development programs (e The International Monetary Fund ( IMF) is an International organization that oversees the Global financial system by following the Macroeconomic The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC is an International organization with a permanent delegation to the United Nations. The Non-Aligned Movement ( NAM) is an International organization of states considering themselves not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc The Arab League ( الجامعة العربية) officially called the League of Arab States ( جامعة الدول العربية
Within the context of the European Union's "European Neighbourhood Policy" the EU and Jordan have jointly adopted an Action plan to reinforce their political and economic interdependence, and further implement their current Association Agreement. This Action Plan covers a timeframe of three to five years and will encourage and support Jordan’s national reform objectives and further integration into European economic and social structures.
In May 2008, the His Majesty King Abdullah II visited Brunei, to bolster ties between Jordan and the southeast Asian nation, as well as discuss issues facing the Muslim world. Brunei Darussalam, (bruːˈnaɪ in English officially the State of Brunei Abode of Peace (Negara Brunei Darussalam Jawi: برني دارالسلام The term Muslim world (or Islamic world) has several meanings Along with Sutlan of Brunei Darussalam, Abdullah signed agreements devised to enhance cooperation in the economic, tourism and defense fields.