No new Jordanian envoy to Tehran after ambassador recalled

A Jordanian official said a new envoy to Iran would not be named after Ambassador Abdullah Abu Rumman was recalled, because of “Jordan’s concern over the security of the region’s countries, particularly of Saudi Arabia and the GCC countries.” He told the Saudi Al-Arabiya network on Friday that Jordan had “fixed position on Iranian policies which included interfering in the affairs of the region’s countries” and stressed that “Saudi security is part of Jordanian security.” King Abdullah’s U-turn against Iran follows the $2.5bn air package granted the kingdom by Saudi Arabia and the UAE following street riots in Jordan against the government’s austerity program.

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4 thoughts on “No new Jordanian envoy to Tehran after ambassador recalled

  • Jun 16, 2018 @ 11:30 at 11:30
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    Can’t just give Jordan a hoard of cash for nothing in return can they…

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  • Jun 16, 2018 @ 15:47 at 15:47
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    What about Israel’s security? Israel and Jordan share the same security concerns over the Fagatollah’s regional Imperial ambitions. Will Jordan stand with Israel and allow the IDF to overfly Jordanian territory should it become necessary to bomb the Mad Mullahs in Qoms?

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  • Jun 16, 2018 @ 23:34 at 23:34
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    Jordan does not need Israel for its security. There is a big USA garnison not far from the border with Syria, to protect it from outside attacks. Before the syrian civil war it was Israel who protected the rule of the Hashemite family. Today there is growing opposition from powerful bedouin tribes and a pressure from Palestinians and it is not clear is Israel has interest in continuing the protection of the royal family.

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  • Jun 17, 2018 @ 1:34 at 1:34
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    Bedouin apartheid rule will end soon and the real PaliShttat will emerge

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