Jordan, ALRAY - Jordan's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ayman Safadi called on the international community to take immediate and effective steps forcing Israel to stop its violation against holy sites in occupied Jerusalem.
Safadi said Monday, during a meeting with EU ambassadors to Jordan to discuss the Israeli escalation in occupied Jerusalem, that Israeli measures in occupied Jerusalem constitutes a violation to the international law that fuels the conflict in the area and threaten the regional and world security and peace.
He warned of the consequences of Israeli violations and the impacts of its unilateral steps against the historical and legal status of occupied Jerusalem.
He stressed the need to obligate Israel to respect the legal and historical status of occupied Jerusalem and the Islamic and Christian sites, and to stop violating its commitments as an occupied power.
He informed the ambassadors about the efforts that Jordan pays to protect the holy sites in occupied Jerusalem.
He hold Israel the responsibility of its actions in occupied Jerusalem.
He stressed the need of the efforts of international community to reach a solution that guarantee the establishment of Palestinian state on the lines of June 4, 1967, with Jerusalem as its capital in accordance with the resolutions of international legitimacy and the Arab Peace Initiative.
He praised the stance of the European Union that supports the "two-state solution" and Jerusalem, which upholds international legitimacy as a reference and ruler for the efforts to resolve the conflict, as well as the EU countries support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).