Sunday, February 11, 2007

Jordan King Complains of Israeli Odors

ASSOCIATED PRESS - January 1, 2007 -- JERUSALEM –- Jordanian King Abdullah II has complained of bovine odors coming from the Israeli side of the frontier along the countries' shared southern border, Israel's environment minister said Monday.Speaking to Israel Radio, Gideon Ezra said the smells, from a livestock quarantine facility, were blown across the frontier toward the king's palace in the town of Aqaba, on the Red Sea next to the Israeli town of Eilat. Jordanian officials contacted Israel last week and requested the odors be neutralized, Ezra said.Jordan and Israel, enemies for decades, signed a peace agreement in 1994 and now enjoy close ties.Read Full Article

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