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Israeli officials said to warn: Jordan Valley annexation would imperil peace with Amman

Israeli military officials have conveyed to Netanyahu that annexing the Jordan Valley could imperil Israel’s 25-year-old peace treaty with Jordan, Channel 12 says.

Netanyahu has pledged to annex the strategic territory before the September elections. In recent days, he has called for a unity government to be formed so that Israel could take the step, citing a supportive American administration.

Officials warn the prime minister that his public proclamations could spook Jordan’s King Abdullah II, who could be pressed to take steps against Israel, including cutting ties.

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