In a statement, the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the intense raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque under the protection of the Israeli police. In the statement, it was emphasized that the raids in question violated the historical and legal status of Masjid al-Aqsa.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Sinan al-Mecali, whose views were included in the statement, underlined that Masjid al-Aqsa, with its 144-decare area, is a place where only Muslims worship.
Reminding that the holy place is under the protection of the Jerusalem Islamic Foundations Administration, which is affiliated to the Jordanian Ministry of Foundations, Islamic Affairs and Holiness, Mecali pointed out that if Israel ends its attacks, the Foundations Administration is the only institution capable of assuming order and ensuring security in the Masjid al-Aqsa. .
Condemning the raids on Masjid al-Aqsa, Mecali said, “The responsibility of the escalation in Jerusalem and all the occupied Palestinian lands rests with the Israeli government. The tension that will grow after the Israeli government does not stop raiding the Masjid al-Aqsa and causing difficulties for those praying in these blessed days. is also responsible.” used expressions.
Stating that Israel must fulfill its obligations under international law as an occupying power in Jerusalem, Mecali warned to avoid violations against Al-Aqsa Mosque and other holy places in Jerusalem.
Raid calls to Aksa
Fanatic Jews increased their calls for raids on Aqsa during the Passover (Passover) Festival on April 5-13.
During this period, Palestinians, who were waiting for a raid, called for Muslims to Itikaf in Masjid al-Aqsa during Ramadan.
Fifteen fanatical Jewish rabbis also wrote letters to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of National Security Itamar Ben-Gvir.
In the letter, the rabbis, who asked Netanyahu and Ben-Gvir to allow Jewish settlers to sacrifice at Masjid al-Aqsa on Passover, offered a reward of $5,500 to those who succeeded in sacrificing.