Israel expressed its regret on Tuesday over the killing of a Jordanian judge, who was shot by IDF soldiers at the Allenby border crossing, and promised Jordan to carry out a joint investigation into his death.
The death Jordanian judge has caused ire in the Hashemite Kingdom and raised tensions between the neighboring countries.
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Striking a more conciliatory tone, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office issued a later statement saying it was committed to its peace treaty with Jordan and would establish an Israeli-Jordanian team to look into what had happened.
"Israel regrets the death of Judge Raed Zeiter yesterday at the King Hussein (Allenby) bridge and expresses its sympathies to the people and government of Jordan," the statement said.
Zeiter, 38, was of Palestinian origins and was buried in the West Bank city of Nablus on Tuesday.