Jordan has recalled its ambassador from Israel and told Israel’s ambassador to remain out of the country in protest over the “humanitarian catastrophe” in the Gaza Strip.
Amman: Amid the escalating daily conflict between Israel and Hamas, Jordan announced on Thursday that it is withdrawing its ambassador from the war-torn country. The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Safadi has directed the department to inform the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs ‘not to return its ambassador who had previously left the Kingdom,’ as an expression of Jordan’s position.
The Ministry took to X (formerly Twitter) and informed about the development. “Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs @AymanHsafadi decided to summon the Jordanian ambassador to Israel to Jordan immediately, and Al-Safadi directed the relevant department to inform the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs not to return its ambassador who had previously left the Kingdom, as an expression of the position of Jordan,” as per Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates’ official handle on ‘X’.
The ministry also cleared Jordan’s stand, stating that it condemns the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip. It stated that IDF’s attack on the Gaza Strip “killing innocent people and carries dangerous possibilities for its expansion, which will threaten the security of the entire region and international security and peace.”
Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia condemned Israel’s strikes northern Gaza
Recently, the foreign ministries of Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia condemned Israel strikes in Jabaliya in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Hamas also, in an unverified claim state that the strikes claimed as many as 50 live of innocent Palestinians, the Times of Israel reported. It is noteworthy that the statement on the three nations came after the Israeli forces announced that it had killed Ibrahim Biari, the commander of Hamas’s Central Jabaliya Battalion, in a strategic strike on the Jabalya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, CNN reported.
Egypt Warned Of The Consequences
Responding on the Israel attacks, Egypt warned of the consequences of “indiscriminate attacks on civilians in and around hospitals, where they seek refuge.”
Egypt called the airstrikes “inhumane” and a “blatant violation of international law.” It warned of the consequences of “indiscriminate attacks on civilians in and around hospitals, where they seek refuge.”