Israeli regulators declared owners of the Mediterranean fields as having gas monopoly, making the Hashemite Kingdom’s decision easy, considering original deal triggered angry reaction from Jordanian parliamentarians, who oppose normalization with the Jewish state.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jordan is reportedly suspending negotiations with Israel over plans to import natural gas.
Jordan’s King Abdullah (R) reviews an honor guard in Amman. – Photo: REUTERS
The move comes after anti-trust regulators in Jerusalem last month declared the proprietors’ control of the Leviathan gas field in the Mediterranean Sea as monopolistic, the Jordanian daily newspaper Al Ghad is reporting on Sunday. Continue Reading »