publish date 2022-07-28 18:31:00
An informed source rejected what was reported by the Israeli media about the course of King Abdullah II’s meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Wednesday, describing it as “fabricated” and baseless.
The source said,The kingdom“The King stressed, during the meeting, the need to respect the historical and legal situation in Jerusalem and its Islamic and Christian holy sites, noting that the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif is full of Qur’anic texts that are secured by the Department of Endowments for Jerusalem and the affairs of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jordan.
The source stressed that the Jordanian Endowments for Jerusalem and the Affairs of the Blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, as the legal authority with exclusive jurisdiction in managing the affairs of the Haram, is carrying out its duties in providing all requirements related to the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, despite the ongoing Israeli obstacles.
The source also confirmed that every discussion with Israel about the Noble Sanctuary takes place in the context of two matters, the first of which is the Hashemite guardianship of Islamic and Christian holy sites in the city of Al-Quds Al-Sharif, and the second is that Israel, as the occupying power under international law, is the party that has control over the land and the crossings With occupied Palestine, which necessitates talking to it to stress the need for it to abide by its responsibilities in accordance with international law and to reject any abuses.
The source indicated that Jordan, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs, and in coordination with the Ministry of Endowments, Islamic Affairs and Holy Places, is following up all the affairs of Islamic and Christian holy sites in Al-Quds Al-Sharif, with the aim of confronting any attempt to change the historical and legal situation there.
During his meeting with Lapid on Wednesday, the King stressed the two-state solution as the only way to achieve a just and comprehensive peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
He also stressed during the meeting that protecting and caring for Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem is a historic role that Jordan continues to play, based on the Hashemite guardianship of these holy sites.
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Source : اخبار الاردن