Israel says it is ‘committed to peace treaty with Jordan’

Comment follows summoning of Israeli envoy to Jordan over incitement by Israel minister

Israel says it is ‘committed to peace treaty with Jordan’
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AMMAN — The Israeli Foreign Ministry said on Monday evening that Israel “is committed to its peace treaty with Jordan" and that “there has been no change in its position, which recognizes Jordan’s territorial integrity", according to news outlets.اضافة اعلان

On Sunday during an event in Paris, Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich, a Religious Zionism leader, had used a map of Israel that included within its borders the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the occupied Palestinian Territories.

Ambassador summonedIn response, Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman on Monday evening and informed him that the act constituted “racist and extremist behavior that violates international norms and the Jordanian-Israeli peace treaty”.

The ambassador was given a strongly-worded message of protest to convey immediately to his government, confirming Jordan’s condemnation of “racist, inflammatory, and extremist statements” made by the Israeli minister concerning the Palestinian people and their right to an independent and sovereign state on Palestinian national soil, and warning against the continuation of racist acts like those exhibited by the Israeli minister.

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