Khalil Atiya, a Jordanian representative in the Arab Parliament – the legislative body of the Arab League, burned the Israeli flag in the main hall of the organization in Cairo.
Following the incident, Israel sent a protest to Jordan through diplomatic channels.
With 60% of the population of Palestinian origin, Amman has taken a very tough stance towards Israel since the beginning of the war against Hamas.
Jordanian authorities fear a new "Black September" scenario.
The actions of some politicians are sometimes excessive.
By Net Silvan, Mena Today