Israel-Jordan Embassy Crisis Ends, Israeli Diplomats Return Home

(Ha'aretz) Barak Ravid - A senior Israeli official said that Israel Security Agency head Nadav Argaman's visit to Amman on Monday enabled the conclusion of the crisis between Israel and Jordan in the wake of an attack on an Israeli security guard who killed his attacker and another Jordanian. Israel refused to allow the guard to be interrogated, but agreed to allow Jordanian police to arrive at the embassy compound to hear the guard's description of the incident in the presence of Israeli diplomats. An hour later, the entire embassy staff headed back to Israel. A senior Israeli official noted that the Jordanians who met with Argaman did not doubt that the guard was attacked nor that the shooting was justified.

2017-07-25 00:00:00

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