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‘Agreement of shame’: Thousands of Jordanians protest major energy deal with Israel

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Thousands of Jordanians protested against a major deal between Jordan and Israel on energy and water in Amman on Friday.

Extra police forces were deployed to the downtown of the capital as protesters demanded the government cancel Jordan’s peace deal with Israel and called normalization a humiliation.

Protesters chanted “No to the agreement of shame,” and carried signs that read, “Normalization is treason,” according to a Reuters report.

The protest was put together by opposition parties, tribal groups and unions.

The United Arab Emirates-brokered agreement signed last week will see the construction of a major solar power plant in the Hashemite Kingdom to generate electricity for the Jewish state........

© The Times of Israel

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