Jordan plans to revoke parts of its peace treaty with Israel

“The peace treaty with Israel is deeply unpopular in Jordan, where people claim that successive Israeli governments have failed to live up to water-sharing agreements” writes Reporter Covering Israel for He said the agreement between Israel and Jordan was one of true peace and “an important asset to both countries.” [Relationship between Israel and Jordan grows warier amid tensions in Jerusalem] In Jordan, however, the decision to downgrade its arrangement with Israel sparked celebrations.There has been a push in recent months to cancel the lease agreement and demand that Israel return the land.Jordan’s King Abdullah II announced Sunday that he does not plan to renew parts of the country’s 24-year-old peace agreement with Israel, amid public pressure to rebuke the Israeli government following the U.S. Embassy’s move to Jerusalem and ongoing violence in Gaza.

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