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Jordan, Israel re-opens the embassy in Amman

Israel re-opens it’s embassy in Amman, Jordan, after 10 months

Israel has just re-opened it’s embassy in Amman. The new ambassador to Jordan, Amir Weissbrod, took up his post and reopened the buinding together a small staff. The embassy was closed for 10 months after an Israeli security guard shot dead on July 23, 2017 a Jordanian, who attacked him with a screwdriver, and a second man who was present. Former Israeli ambassador in Jordan, Einat Schlein, and the entire staff were evacuated the building that night. Since then, negotiations continued between the two governments. They ended in an agreement to restore relations. Furthermore, Israel payed a compensation to the two the families of the two Jordanian dead and promised an investigation.


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