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US ambassador visits King Hussein Bridge

By JT - Dec 08,2016 - Last updated at Dec 08,2016

AMMAN — US Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells visited the King Hussein Bridge on Thursday to observe passenger and cargo flow across the border with the West Bank.

She was joined by US Consul General Donald Blome from Jerusalem, US Deputy Chief of Mission Leslie Tsou from Tel Aviv, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Coordinator for Foreign Assistance Richard Albright, according to a statement released by the embassy in Amman.

Minister of Public Works and Housing Sami Halaseh and Jordanian officials from other ministries and agencies also participated in the visit. “The United States is committed to helping Jordan expand exports to the West Bank and other markets,” Wells said.

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