King, Turkish president discuss Israeli violations in Jerusalem

Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif
Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif (Photo: Pixabay)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday stressed that the Israeli authorities’ continued disregard of international calls to cease violations against Al Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalemites constitutes a violation of international law and international humanitarian law, according to a Royal Court statement. اضافة اعلان

In a phone call received from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, King Abdullah affirmed maintaining close coordination between the two countries to put a stop to Israeli violations in East Jerusalem and Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif.

The two leaders stressed the need for the international community to shoulder its responsibilities in standing up to the illegitimate Israeli measures and dangerous provocations in Jerusalem.

The call also covered the steps Jordan is taking to galvanize an active Arab, Muslim, and international position to counter Israel’s violations in Jerusalem, and bolster the Kingdom’s efforts to support the steadfastness of Jerusalemites in their lands and homes while safeguarding their rights.

His Majesty noted Jordan’s ongoing efforts to safeguard Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, in line with the Hashemite Custodianship.

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