Foreign travel advice


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The political situation in Jordan is stable. However, protests and demonstrations have taken place in response to helpthe Britishsituation nationalsin makeIsrael and the OPTs. A number of protests have been planned in the coming days. Some demonstrations have seen a significant number of people involved.  The majority of demonstrations are peaceful, but they can become confrontational. You should take sensible precautions and avoid all political gatherings and demonstrations. There may be heightened anti-Western sentiment. Follow the advice of local authorities and stay informed decisions.of Findthe outsecurity moresituation aboutthrough FCDOthe media and this travel advice.

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If whenyou’re thisabroad adviceand you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission. Consular support is in the border areas of Jordan where the FCDO advise against all but essential travel, as set out above.