Israel, Jordan agree US-brokered solar power for water deal

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Jordan will provide solar power to Israel, which will in turn supply desalinated water to its desert neighbour, under a declaration of intent the two countries signed Monday. Ministers from the neighbouring countries inked the US-brokered agreement at a Dubai Expo event joined by John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate. “The Middle East is on the frontline of the climate crisis,” Kerry said in a statement. “Only by working together can countries in the region rise to the scale of the challenge.” The United Arab Emirates, which last year normalised relations with Israel, will …

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