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Israel: Still controlling leased Jordanian territory

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) are still controlling the Tzofar enclave which Jordan calls Ghumar, Israel confirmed on Sunday.

IDF said: "In continuation of the deliberation on the diplomatic arrangements in the Tzofar enclave, security forces are protecting the area and working together with the community," and added that "the farmers' work in the enclave is continuing subject to agreements and coordination."

Earlier, Jordan's King Abdullah II revoked Israel's lease on two of its territories that was agreed in 1994.

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