Jordan threatens to review ties with Israel over sovereignty

Israel National News reports: “Jordan threatened on Thursday to review its relationship with Israel if the Jewish state goes ahead with plans to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, AFP reports.

‘We will not accept unilateral Israeli moves to annex Palestinian lands and we would be forced to review all aspects of our relations with Israel,’ said Jordanian Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz.

Razzaz accused Israel of taking advantage of the world being ‘distracted’ by the coronavirus crisis to implement ‘unilateral moves on the ground’.

The comment follows the coalition agreement between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz, which stipulates that the government can apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria this coming July.

The new Israeli government was sworn-in on Sunday. During the ceremony, Netanyahu reiterated his support for the sovereignty move…”

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