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Farmers call for halting olive exports to Israel
By Petra - Sep 24,2012 - Last updated at Sep 24,2012
AMMAN — Farmers specialised in producing olive oil on Monday called for halting the exports of Jordanian olives to Israel, suggesting establishing a higher council for olive oil in Jordan that includes representatives of the public and private sectors.
During a seminar organised by the Professional Associations Council’s Anti-Normalisation Committee, participants noted that olives are “strategic” products and part of “national identity” that should be protected and supported.
An olive sector leader on Tuesday urged stakeholders not to export olive oil to Israel, which he said re-exports it as an Israeli product.
AMMAN — Authorities have recently banned exports of olive fruits to some markets, including Israel, a government official confirmed Monday.
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