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Arab countries condemn Israeli police storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque, follow situation with concern

RIYADH/CAIRO/AMMAN, Wednesday, April 5, 2023 (WAFA) – Several Arab countries have condemned Israeli police storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City and attacking Muslim worshippers, and said they are following developments with concern.

Saudi Arabia said it was following with concern development at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The Saudi Foreign Ministry said in a statement today that the Kingdom condemns this blatant intrusion and expresses its categorical rejection of these practices that undermine peace efforts and are contrary to international principles and norms that call for respect of religious sanctities.

It reaffirmed its position in supporting all efforts aimed at ending the Israeli occupation and reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue.

Egypt also considered in a statement issued by its Foreign Ministry that such hateful and reprehensible scenes, and repeated Israeli violations of the sanctity of the holy places, fuel feelings of anger among all the Palestinian people and Islamic nation.

Jordan’s Foreign Minister also strongly condemned the Israeli police storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque and called on Israel to stop such acts against worshippers, which it said violate international norms, holding Israel fully responsible for any consequences.


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