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Jordan envoy's visit to Temple Mount delayed by Israeli police

The Jordanian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Israeli ambassador in Amman after its envoy in Israel was briefly prevented from entering the Temple Mount compound.

Jordan summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman in protest after the kingdom's own envoy was initially blocked from entering the Temple Mount compound Tuesday.

Jordanian Ambassador to Israel Ghassan Majali reportedly arrived to the compound Tuesday morning for a visit, but was not allowed to enter. A police officer at the entrance asked him to produce a permit and told him he needed permission to visit. The ambassador left and returned later in the day.

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