Amman, U.S. embassy Charge d'Affaires in Amman Karen Sasahara Tuesday commended the strong Jordanian-U.S. ties.

This came during a celebration organized by the U.S. embassy Tuesday evening to mark the U.S. 243rd Independence Day, known as the fourth of July.

"We in 2019 are celebrating 70 years of Jordanian-U.S. relations as our countries in 1949 have laid the foundations for these strong ties and we highly appreciate Jordan's role under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II in promoting peace and moderation in a volatile region," she said.

Source: Jordan News Agency