Jordan works on releasing 2 nationals arrested in Israel

2021-05-16 11:35:26 GMT2021-05-16 19:35:26(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

AMMAN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Jordan said Sunday it is following up on the arrest of two Jordanians who crossed into Israel, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Jordanian Embassy in Tel Aviv is working with Israeli authorities to secure their release, it added.

Tension between Israel and the Hamas-led militant groups has been flaring up since Monday. Over the weekend, thousands of Jordanians held protests near the border with Israel in support of the Palestinians. Enditem