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Jordan to retake lands leased by Israel

Seattle Times Sunday, 10 November 2019 ()
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s king on Sunday announced “full sovereignty” over two pieces of land leased by Israel, ending a 25-year arrangement spelled out in the countries’ landmark peace agreement. King Abdullah II said in a speech to the government’s new Cabinet on Sunday that Jordan would end the “annex of the two areas, […]
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News video: Jordan reclaims borderlands as Israel ties under strain

Jordan reclaims borderlands as Israel ties under strain 02:28

Amid mounting domestic public pressure last year, Jordan's king said he would not renew land deal with Israel.

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