Israel and Jordan to reopen their embassies, ending 7-month dispute

The Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem announced Thursday that the Israeli embassy in Jordan would be reopened immediately, seven months after its staff were forced to flee Amman, when an Israeli security guard killed two Jordanian citizens. The incident occurred during raging Palestinian riots on Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Jordanian government spokesman Mohammad al Momani said the Israeli Foreign Ministry had sent a memorandum of “deep regrets and apologies” and Jordan had received word that the Israeli guard went through the “necessary legal proceedings.”. The families of the two Jordanians had received compensation for their loss from the Israeli government. The PMO in Jerusalem stated: “Israel attaches great importance to the strategic relations with Jordan and the states will act to promote cooperation between them and to strengthen the peace agreement.”

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3 thoughts on “Israel and Jordan to reopen their embassies, ending 7-month dispute

  • Jan 19, 2018 @ 3:32 at 3:32
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    Nonsense. The lousy Palestinians kill and get compensated.

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  • Jan 19, 2018 @ 7:34 at 7:34
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    The Government is right to done the mantle of “responsible entity”. The message is clear and straightforward enough. Sure no one but the witnesses and a few in the governments know what really happened on the ground. Just hope that when the beans spill out as they eventually will, they will not cause further damage.

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  • Jan 19, 2018 @ 17:37 at 17:37
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    A Guard does not shoot without reason.
    So dont pay for the tears of Arabs.

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