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Jordan denounces continued Israeli violations at Al Aqsa

By JT - Nov 15,2020 - Last updated at Nov 15,2020

AMMAN — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday denounced the continued Israeli violations at Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Allowed by the Israeli authorities, extremists recently stormed the holy site, Petra reported.

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Daifallah Fayez said that these acts are a violation of international law and the legal and historical status quo, adding that the Jordan-run Jerusalem Awqaf and Aqsa Affairs Department is the authority to supervise its affairs and manage entries. Fayez stressed  that Al Aqsa Mosque, with its total area of ​​144 dunums, is a place of worship for Muslims only.

The spokesperson also urged the international community to bear its responsibility and exert pressure on Israel to halt its violations. 

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