The American embassy commemorates the 11 September attacks

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American embassy Amman (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The US embassy in Amman commemorated on Thursday the 20th the anniversary of the September 11 attacks by Al-Qaeda, according to an embassy press statement.اضافة اعلان

At the request of US Ambassador to Jordan Henry T. Wooster, a moment of silence on the honor of the 2,977 innocent people who died in the attacks, including two Jordanian citizens, Robert Elias Talhmi and Ramzi Duani, who were killed in the attacks.

The ceremony was attended by embassy staff, family members of Jordanian victims, and senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates and the Jordanian Armed Forces-Arab Army. Ambassador Wooster said that the commemoration comes to “remind ourselves that, even as life continues, the memories of those who were taken from us, hold our continued efforts towards a better tomorrow for ourselves and for future generations.”

Commenting on the deaths of 13 American soldiers during the evacuations of US citizens and partners from Afghanistan, Wooster commented that “the grief of their families and friends reminds us of the cost that terrorism imposes on us.”

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