Jordanian Air Force Dismisses Pilot Who Refused To Visit Israel

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A Jordanian air force pilot has allegedly been discharged from the Hashemite kingdom’s air force after he refused to visit Israel as part of a joint military venture between the two neighboring countries.

Social media users on the east bank of the Jordan were outraged on Wednesday after hearing the news that Majdi al-Samdi, a pilot in the Royal Jordanian Air Force, was dismissed from active duty by his commanders after notifying them that he would not be participating in a military delegation to Israel.

The news of the discharge was reported by the Channel 2-affiliated news site Mako, which cited Jordanian media outlets.

Read more at The Jerusalem Post


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