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Jordan Recalling Envoy to Romania Over Decision to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

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AMMAN (Sputnik) - Jordan is recalling its ambassador to Romania in June over Bucharest's decision to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the kingdom's official government newspaper reported.

King Abdullah II of Jordan approved a decision of the council of ministers to recall the country's ambassador from June 1, according to the newspaper.

Jordan's King Abdullah II watches as US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks ahead of a meeting at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on March 13, 2019 - Sputnik International
Jordan's King Cancels Bucharest Visit Over Decision to Move Embassy to Jerusalem
In late March, Jordan's king scrapped a planned visit to Romania following an announcement by Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila that her country's embassy in Israel would be moved to Jerusalem.

READ MORE: Brazil Opens Jerusalem Office to Serve as 'Part of Its Embassy in Israel'

However, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said that relocating the embassy to Jerusalem would be in breach of international law.

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