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Israeli ambassador to Jordan takes up his post, ending spat

AP  |  Jerusalem 

says its new to is starting his posting, ending a months-long spat between the two countries over a deadly embassy shooting.

Amir Weissbrod's posting ends one of the tensest periods between and since the two signed a peace treaty in 1994.

Ministry says Weissbrod arrived in the capital, Amman, today.

The dispute began last summer when a at the Israeli embassy in shot and killed two Jordanians, alleging one attacked him with a

The Israeli and Israel's then-were given a hero's welcome by Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu, infuriating Jordan.

Earlier this year, the two sides said they found a way to overcome the crisis, including appointing a new Israeli

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 12:50 IST