Anti-Israel Activists Protest Outside Israeli Embassy in Jordan (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 03/30/12)
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Dozens of anti-Israel activists protested on Thursday in front of the
Israeli Embassy in Amman and demanded that it be closed.
According to a report on the AmmonNews website, the demonstrators
called on the Jordanian government to expel the Israeli diplomatic
mission from Jordan and cancel the peace treaty the two countries
signed in 1994. They also burned the Israeli flag, according to the
The protest was held amidst heavy security presence, the report said,
with various police and gendarmerie forces surrounding the area.
Surrounding roads were closed.
The security forces cordoned off the area and set up metal barricades
outside a nearby mosque to prevent protesters from proceeding to the
Last September Israel evacuated its embassy in Amman after calls by
Jordanian activists for a ‘million man march’ near the embassy
Earlier this week Jordanian authorities confirmed that they will
permit a planned Global March to Jerusalem in the Jordan Valley on
Friday. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 03/30/12)
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