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Jordan condemns the continued Israeli violations in Al-Aqsa Mosque

Today, Thursday, the Jordanian government condemned the continuing Israeli violations in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, the latest of which was the Israeli police's exposure to employees of the Jerusalem Endowments Department and the Jordanian Al-Aqsa Mosque affairs, sabotaging the locks of the Chain Gate and the door leading to the roof of the Islamic Museum and cutting off the external speaker wires of the Noble Sanctuary on the western side, and allowing entry Large numbers of extremists are under the protection of the Israeli police.


The spokesman for the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Dhaifallah Al-Fayez, confirmed that the ministry issued today an official protest note against the Israeli police’s recent actions and violations, especially the cracking of doors, cutting of speaker wires, and harassment of Waqf employees.


Ambassador Al-Fayez added that the memorandum emphasized the need for Israel to abide by its obligations as an occupying power in occupied East Jerusalem in accordance with international law, fully respect the historical and legal status quo, desist from provocative actions, and respect the authority of the administration of Jerusalem Endowments and the affairs of the blessed Jordanian Al-Aqsa Mosque, the party exclusively authorized to manage Al-Aqsa Mosque.


Ambassador Al-Fayez stressed that the absurd behavior of the Israeli police is rejected, condemned and reprehensible, and must be stopped immediately, as they represent a flagrant violation of the status quo, a provocation to the feelings of Muslims, and a violation of the sanctity of the mosque.