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Jordan won't sign energy-for-water deal with Israel, says foreign minister

Jordan's foreign minister said that Amman will not sign a deal to provide energy to Israel in exchange for water that was planned to be ratified last month, citing Israel's ongoing military assault on Gaza.

"We had a regional dialogue about regional projects. I think that all of this ... the war [has] proved, will not proceed," Ayman Safadi said in an interview with Al Jazeera on Thursday.

Safadi said all of Jordan's efforts were focused on ending what he described as the "retaliatory barbarism carried out by Israel" in Gaza.

He added that Amman would never enter into a dialogue about who runs Gaza after the war, considering such a move to be a potential green light to Israel to do whatever it wants.

"If the international community wants to talk about this, it must stop the war now," he said.