Jordanian PM: Clashes unacceptable; blames Islamists

By REUTERS
March 25, 2011 21:49

 
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BEIRUT - Jordanian Prime Minister Marouf al-Bakhit said clashes between pro-monarchy and pro-reform protesters, were the beginning of chaos and warned of consequences if similar clashes occurred.

The prime minister also blamed opposition Islamist group for the clash, which left one person dead after police attempted to disperse the protest near the Interior Ministry.

"What happened today is definitely the start of chaos and it is unacceptable and I warn of the consequences," Bakhit told Jordanian television.

Addressing Islamists, he said: "I ask you, where are you taking Jordan?"

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