“Jordanian state media says Israel expressed “deep regrets and apologies” over death of Jordanians shot by Israeli embassy guard”

Jordan and Israel defuse crisis over deadly embassy shooting
by Staff
January 19, 2018

Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that soured ties and led to the closure of the Israeli embassy in Amman. Jordanian government spokesman Mohammad Al Momani was quoted by state news agency Petra as saying the Israeli Foreign Ministry had sent a memorandum expressing “deep regrets and apologies” over the incident at the embassy, pledging to take legal action in the case and offering compensation to the families of the men killed by the guard…The Prime Minister’s Office said on Thursday that the embassy in Amman will resume full operations immediately. READ MORE

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