No. 17



Jordan And Israel Sign Transport Agreement

The transportation ministers of Jordan and Israel signed an agreement in Tiberias, Israel, on 16 January covering road, air and rail links between the two countries. Mr. Samir Qa'war of Jordan and Mr. Yisrael Kessar of Israel signed the agreement which is seen as vital to bilateral trade. Israel and Jordan signed a peace treaty in October 1994.

The agreement, which goes into effect on 16 February, will...