Jordan condemns Israeli transgressions against Al-Aqsa Mosque

Amman, Jordan on Sunday condemned the ongoing Israeli assaults on Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif and the recurrent raids by extremists and settlers, done under the protection of the Israeli occupation soldiers.

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Sufian Qudah, reiterated that Israel, as an occupying power, must abide by its obligations under international law and respect the historical and legal status quo of Haram Al Sharif, as well as the worshippers’ rights and sentiments, especially during Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.

Qudah also called on Israel to immediately halt provocative actions, holding it fully responsible for the safety of the mosque and the worshippers.

The spokesperson also called on the international community to abide by international law and hold its responsibilities in this regard.

Qudah said that the ministry has lodged a protest to the Israeli government, through diplomatic channels that carried Jordan’s condemnation of the provocative Israeli actions against the holy places, and demanded their immediate cessation.

Source: Jordan News Agency