Jordan will not sign energy for water deal with Israel

Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi
(File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Jordan will not sign an energy-for-water exchange agreement with Israel, announced Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Al-Safadi on Thursday. اضافة اعلان

According to Al Ghad, this decision comes amid Israel's war on the Gaza Strip since October 7.

Safadi, in an interview with Al-Jazeera, referred to discussions about signing an agreement for energy-water exchange that was supposed to be signed last month, stating: "We will not sign it."

"Can you imagine a Jordanian minister sitting next to an Israeli minister to sign an agreement while Israel is killing our people in Gaza?"

The Jordanian Foreign Minister, warned that the West Bank is ablaze, witnessing settler terrorism, and tensions are rising with Lebanon.

“The world must confront the reality that what Israel is doing destroys decades of building a peaceful environment.,” he said. 

“Israel is pushing the region into the abyss.”

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