Jordan demands Israel end Al-Aqsa ‘provocations’

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Tue, 2021-01-26 00:54

AMMAN: Jordan urged Israel on Monday to stop blocking restoration work at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam’s third holiest site.
Jordanian foreign ministry spokesman Daifallah Alfayez said he had sent a “protest note” demanding Israel “refrain from such violations and provocations, and respect the mandate of Jordan in administering Muslim holy sites.”
There was no immediate response from Israel.

An Israeli flag flutters at the Mount of the Olives with a view of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the background, on Jan. 22, 2021. (AFP)
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