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Jordan to receive 50m cubic meters of water from Israel

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AMMAN — Jordan and Israel on Thursday reached an agreement by which the latter will provide the Kingdom with an additional 50 million cubic meters of paid-for water. اضافة اعلان

During a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Al-Safadi, and Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid — on the Jordanian side of the King Hussein Bridge — the two sides also concluded a deal under which the cap on Jordanian exports to the West Bank would be hiked from JD160 million to around JD700 million.

Approximately JD470 million of the total sum will constitute products that comply with Palestinian specifications.

The two ministers agreed that the two sides’ technical teams would meet within the coming days to finalize the details of the water deal.

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