Palestinians Pressuring Jordan to Allow the Return of Israeli Embassy Staff

(Israel Hayom) Daniel Siryoti - The Palestinian Authority is pressuring Jordan to allow the return of Israel's diplomatic staff to the Israeli Embassy in Amman, a senior Palestinian official in Ramallah said. The reason: Hundreds of Jordanian passports are being held in the embassy awaiting processing for entry permits to Israel. Most of the passports belong to Jordanian citizens of Palestinian origin who want to visit relatives in Israel or the territories, or to businessmen with direct ties to the Jordanian royal family and the office of President Abbas, who are being prevented from traveling anywhere abroad without their passports.

2017-08-08 00:00:00

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