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Three years late, Israel allows Palestinian mail into the occupied territories

Israel allowed mail held in Jordan since 2018 to enter the West Bank.

Jerusalem24 – Today Monday, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said that Israel allowed some 3.5 tons of Palestinian post held in Jordan for three years to enter the occupied territories.

Speaking at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting held in Ramallah, Shtayyeh said that Israel finally allowed mail held in Jordan since 2018 to enter the West Bank.

“The mail, which has been stuck in Jordan since 2018 due to Israeli measures, was allowed in and the mail destined to Palestine coming through Queen Alia Airport will be acquired on a regular basis after being obstructed by the Israeli authorities for three years,” said Shtayyeh. “The equivalent of 3.5 tons of mail that was stuck due to the Israeli measures was brought in.”

In 2018, Israel also allowed in about 10 tons of postal parcels held in Jordan for eight years.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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