No hard feelings: Jordan to return ambassador to Israel
Jordan recalled its ambassador in November 2014 following violence at al-Aqsa mosque in the Israeli-occupied Old City of al-Quds. (AFP/File)
The foreign ministry confirmed Monday that Jordan is returning its ambassador to Tel Aviv after he had been recalled in November over what Jordan referred to as Israeli “aggression” on the Temple Mount.
A Jordanian government spokesman said that Israel had taken significant steps to ease tensions at the Temple Mount [al-Aqsa compound].
Ambassador Walid Obeidat was recalled shortly after the site was closed to Muslim worshipers in the aftermath of the terrorist shooting attack against Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick.
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