Foreign ministry condemns storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned, on Sunday, September 17, Israeli extremists' storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque and their provocative actions under the protection of the Israeli police. This incident represents a violation of the historical and legal status quo of the mosque and undermines the sanctity of the holy site.اضافة اعلان

Sinan Majali, the official spokesperson for the ministry, stressed the importance of respecting the authority of the Jerusalem Waqf and Al-Aqsa Mosque Affairs Department, which is under the jurisdiction of the Jordanian Ministry of Endowments, Affairs, and Islamic Holy Places. This department is responsible for managing the affairs of Al-Aqsa Mosque and regulating access to its premises, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Majali reiterated that Al-Aqsa Mosque, also known as the Holy Mosque, with its entire 144-dunum area, is a sacred place of worship for Muslims.

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