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Israel, Jordan sign first environmental agreement at COP27

The environmental agreement signed yesterday between Israel and Jordan is the first such development ever between the two countries.
Bradley D’coutho

In Sharm al-Sheikh yesterday, Israel’s Environmental Protection Minister Tamar Zandberg and Jordan’s Water and Irrigation Minister Mohammed Al Najer signed a declaration of intent to partner in the ecological rehabilitation and the sustainable development of the Jordan River.

Zandberg noted, “This is the first environmental agreement [between Israel and Jordan] since the peace treaty. It’s a critical agreement for the restoration and the prosperity of the Jordan River, with its religious, cultural and ecological significance for our region.”

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