Jordan rejects Israeli ‘lies’ over West Financial institution at UN Safety Council

AMMAN: Jordan has mentioned that it by no means occupied the West Financial institution, as claimed by Israel, insisting its presence within the disputed territory was a part of an administrative association with the Palestinians.

Through the UN Safety Council’s particular session on Jerusalem on Thursday, the Tel Aviv ambassador claimed that Jordan occupied the West Financial institution in 1950, a suggestion described by his Jordanian counterpart as “lies and deceptive data.”

Jordanian Everlasting Consultant to the UN Mahmoud Hmoud mentioned: “What occurred in 1950 was a union between the 2 banks of the Jordan River for the Palestinians to train the best to self-determination, and half of the Jordanian authorities was from the West Financial institution.”

Jordan, in line with Israel, occupied the West Financial institution in 1948.

The Jordanian decrease home of parliament held a particular session to debate the Israeli violations, and issued a press release condemning Israel’s unilateral acts and voicing help for Jordan’s custodianship of Jerusalem’s holy websites.

Nonetheless, even after the Israeli occupation of the West Financial institution in 1967, the world was nonetheless administratively linked to Jordan and was thought of an electoral district earlier than the disengagement legislation of 1989.

In 1950, a Jordanian parliament during which Palestinian Arabs from the West Financial institution have been equally represented voted unanimously to unite the West Financial institution with Jordan as a way to safeguard the remaining Arab territory of Palestine from Israeli enlargement.

On July 31, 1988, Jordan’s King Hussein introduced the severance of all administrative and authorized ties with the occupied West Financial institution, saying the transfer would permit Palestinians to find out their very own future.

The dispute between the 2 diplomats within the UN echoed a diplomatic rift between Amman and Tel Aviv following the controversial go to of Israel’s new far-right Safety Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir to Al-Aqsa Mosque, which is underneath Jordanian custodianship.

Jordan summoned the Israeli ambassador, and mentioned Ben-Gvir’s go to had violated worldwide legislation, and “the historic and authorized established order in Jerusalem.”

The established order at Al-Aqsa Mosque, preserved for many years, permits solely Muslims to worship on the website.

The Jordanian decrease home of parliament held a particular session to debate the Israeli violations, and issued a press release condemning Israel’s unilateral acts and voicing help for Jordan’s custodianship of Jerusalem’s holy websites.

The emergency Safety Council assembly on Jerusalem was held on a joint Jordanian-Palestinian request, and with the help of the UAE, France, China and Malta.

Though the council made no dedication to any motion throughout the session, member states expressed concern and burdened the necessity to keep the established order on the mosque compound within the holy metropolis.

Delivering Jordan’s assertion on the assembly, Hmoud voiced Amman’s condemnation of the “storming” of Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif by the Israeli minister underneath the safety of occupation forces.

He described the minister’s go to as a “provocative step that’s rejected and condemned,” including that it represents “a flagrant violation of worldwide legislation, and the historic and authorized established order within the metropolis of Jerusalem and its holy websites.”

Political analyst Hussein Al-Rawashdeh mentioned that Israel has “finalized a scheme that targets each Palestine and Jordan.”

Jordan is for certain of the “inevitability of the confrontation” with Israel, even after 29 years of peace following the Wadi Araba treaty in 1994, he mentioned.

Al-Rawashdeh mentioned that every one occasions point out Israel has hidden agenda in opposition to its neighbor, with the arrival of an ultra-Orthodox and far-right authorities in workplace being the primary proof.

The analyst mentioned that Jordan is going through an “existentialist menace and never solely political maneuvering” from Israel and, subsequently, must construct a “Jordanian trigger based mostly on a convincing and concise narrative, and a coherent and unified inside entrance.”

Echoing these remarks, Mohammed Al-Tal, a veteran journalist and former editor-in-chief of Advert-Dustor Every day, mentioned that Israel has “unfriendly” intentions in opposition to Jordan and is in search of to resolve the long-running battle on the expense of the dominion.

He claimed that via its repeated violations at Al-Aqsa Mosque, Israel is sending a menacing and disrespectful message to its neighbor.

Throughout a latest interview with CNN, Jordan’s King Abdullah mentioned that the nation is able to take care of any push in opposition to Hashemite custodianship.

The king additionally warned in opposition to extremists’ makes an attempt to make use of Jerusalem to create battle and violence.

On whether or not there are fears of a 3rd intifada (rebellion), the king mentioned: “We now have to be involved a couple of subsequent intifada. And if that occurs, that may be a full breakdown of legislation and order, it’s one which neither the Israelis nor the Palestinians will profit from.

“If individuals need to get right into a battle with us, we’re fairly ready. (Nonetheless) allow us to take a look at the glass half full.”

He added: “We now have sure crimson strains. And if individuals need to push these crimson strains then we’ll take care of that. However I’ve to consider that there are lots of people in Israel who’re involved as a lot as we’re.”




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