Israel to advance joint industrial zone with Jordan

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Israel to advance joint industrial zone with Jordan
The idea was first raised in peace talks between Jerusalem and Amman in 1994 and revived in recent years.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Published: JULY 31, 2022

Israel will accelerate the process of establishing the Jordan Gate, a shared industrial zone with Jordan, the cabinet decided on Sunday. Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Jordanian King Abdullah II finalized the plans during the former’s visit to Amman last week. Former prime minister Naftali Bennett previously put the project on hold, after Jordan’s prime minister praised Palestinians who assaulted Israelis in April.

The idea of a joint industrial zone was first raised in peace talks between Israel and Jordan in 1994 and picked up in recent years by the Regional Cooperation Ministry. The plan includes an already-constructed bridge between the Jordanian and Israeli sides of the park.

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