Jordan condemns violations at Al-Aqsa Mosque

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned the continuation of Israeli violations at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, according to Al-Ghad news.اضافة اعلان

The latest violation involved allowing a large number of extremist settlers to storm the mosque under the protection of Israeli police during a Jewish holiday, in addition to allowing extremists to continue to impede the work of the employees of the Jerusalem Endowment Department and the affairs of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jordan.

The official spokesman for the ministry, Haitham Abu Alfoul, said that the ministry on Tuesday sent note of protest, calling on Israel to stop its violations and provocations and to respect the historical and legal status of the mosque, in addition to the authority of the Jerusalem Endowment Administration.

These violations are condemned under international law and international humanitarian law, the official spokesman added.

He also stressed that the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a place of worship for Muslims, and the Jerusalem Endowment Administration in Jordan is the legal authority with exclusive jurisdiction to manage all the affairs of the mosque and to regulate entry and exit from it.

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