Jordanian parliament asks gov't to expel Israeli ambassador

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May 8, 2013 15:05

 
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The Jordanian Parliament's Lower House voted Wednesday to call on the government to expel Israel's ambassador to Amman and to recall the Jordanian ambassador from Israel, Jordanian news portal Ammon reported.

The non-binding vote came after Israel limited the entrance of Muslim worshipers to the Temple Mount on Tuesday and allowed Jews to visit the compound  on the occasion of Jerusalem Day, which continued into Wednesday.

Ammon quoted Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour as saying the "attacks" on al-Aksa Mosque by Israeli security forces and settlers were "premeditated and foretell of evil intentions."

According to the report, the Jordanian cabinet instructed Jordan's ambassador in Israel to file an official complaint to the Israeli government, which could eventually be followed by a complaint to the UN Security Council if the situation escalates.

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