Amman refuses to let Tel Aviv use its port: Strike paralyses Israeli coast
TEL AVIV, Oct 1: Israel said on Wednesday it was considering an unprecedented move of moving imports and exports through Egypt and Jordan, as a public sector strike left dozens of cargo ships stranded off the country's own coast.
But Jordan said it would not let Israel use its port at Aqaba as an alternative for moving goods in and out of the country.
Information Minister Nabil Sharif said Israeli authorities had officially asked to use Aqaba, but Jordan had refused because such a move would overtax the port's facilities
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