Israel, Jordan Sign Historic Water Deal to Save the Dead Sea

Israel, Jordan Sign Historic Water Deal to Save the Dead Sea

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“Bringing an historic deal to fruition, Israeli and Jordanian government officials on Thursday signed a bilateral agreement to exchange water and jointly funnel Red Sea brine to the shrinking Dead Sea.”

“The agreement, worth some $800 million, is the result of a memorandum of understanding signed among Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian officials on December 9, 2013, in Washington.”

(READ the story in the Jerusalem Post)

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