Conflicting reports in Jordan about the resignation of Prime Minister
Awn Al-Khasawneh continued to circulate on Thursday, with Jordanian
newspaper Al-Ghad's website confirming that Khasawneh will quit his post.
"An informed source confirmed to Al-Ghad the
receipt of Prime Minister Awn-Khasawneh's resignation, which was
tendered Thursday from Turkey where [the prime minister] was on an
official visit," Al-Ghad reported.
The Jerusalem Post could not independently verify the report.
The confirmation of the Jordanian prime minister's plans to quit his
post conflicted with remarks made by the Jordanian Prime Minister's
Office, published in Jordan's official news agency Petra, denying the
news of Khasawneh's pending departure.
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