Israeli farmers in limbo as Jordan-Israel land lease deal expires

Twenty-five years after signing a peace treaty between Jordan and Israel, the Jordanian government has refused to renew a clause that allowed Israeli tourists and farmers visa-free access to two large stretches of Jordanian territory.

The area runs along the border between the two countries.

It is another sign the relationship is under strain over Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s