People attend the funeral of Mohammad Jawawdah in Amman, Jordan July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Thousands of Jordanians chanted "death to Israel" Tuesday as they attended the funeral of a teenager shot dead by an Israeli Embassy security guard.The killings sparked a standoff between Israel and Jordan amid tensions over occupied Jerusalem's holy site where Israel imposed new security measures after a deadly mid-July attack on police.Jordan is the official custodian of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem.Thousands of Jordanians had demonstrated against Israel in Amman and other cities, calling for "resistance" to "Zionist attacks" and demanding the cancellation of a 1994 peace treaty.Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi told a news conference Tuesday that Jordan did not strike "deals" or hold "negotiations" with Israel over the shooting.
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