Ministry Jordanian Officials pointed out this Sunday Israel He had arrested a Jordanian suspect suspected of attempted kidnapping Quantitative smuggling of weapons and gold from the Jordan to the West Bank. “The ministry (…) is following the case of MP Imad al-Adwan, who was arrested by Israeli authorities,” Jordanian embassy spokesman Sinan al-Majali said in a statement.
According to the latter, the MP was arrested for questioning him about “an alleged operation to smuggle large amounts of arms and gold”. “The ministry, in cooperation with the relevant organs of the kingdom, is working to determine the circumstances of the case and rectify them as soon as possible,” he said. The MP, Imad Al-Adwan, 35, is a lawyer and a member of the Jordanian Parliament’s Palestine Committee.
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Hebrew-language media reported that Israeli authorities arrested the lawmaker at the King Hussein Bridge at the Israeli-controlled Allenby crossing linking the West Bank and Jordan. They noted that weapons andGold His vehicle was found inside while crossing the occupied West Bank. Israeli authorities have yet to comment on the incident.
A video circulating on social media in Israel, whose authenticity could not be immediately verified, purportedly shows the seizure of weapons, including pistols and automatic rifles, from the lawmakers’ car. Israel and Jordan have been linked by a peace treaty since 1994.
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