Israeli-Palestinian water deal could chart course for further talks

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US welcomes agreement for sale of 32 million cubic metres from Israel to PA
SHLOMI ELDAR The deal, which will allow Palestinians to purchase water at reduced rates, was made in the context of the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project led by Israel and Jordan (Al-Monitor, July 14)

A good story about Israelis and Palestinians
Jason Greenblatt, the president’s Middle East envoy, did announce some welcome news at a press conference Thursday in Jerusalem (New York Times, July 13)

Jordan welcomes PA-Israel water deal
The agreement came as a result of a memorandum of understanding that was signed by Jordan, the Palestinian Authority and Israel in 2013 in Washington DC, which stipulates that Israel provide Palestine with 30 million cubic metres (mcm) of additional water quantities per year (Reuters/Jordan Times, July 13)

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