Jordan’s Minister of Awqaf Dr. Salameh Al-Neimat said on Sunday that the Jordanian leadership considers Jerusalem a red line and will not accept bargains on its status, identity or its Arab or Muslim residents.
The minister’s remarks were made during his meeting with a delegation of British parliamentarians who are visiting Jordan.
The EuroPal Forum which organised the visit said in a statement on Monday that Neimat briefed the delegation on the Jordanian efforts to protect holy sites, especially its ongoing efforts regarding Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The delegation met Sunday with Parliament Speaker Atef Tarawneh and MP Yahya Saud, who is the chairman of the Palestine Committee.
The delegation was briefed on Jordan’s concerns regarding Israeli violations against the Palestinian people and Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem.
The delegation also met with the heads of Palestinian refugee camp committees.
According to the statement, the refugees are demanding an apology from London as they hold the British government responsible for Palestinian suffering.
EuroPal Forum chairman Zaher Berawi said in a statement that the visit comes as part of the Forum’s plan to develop relationships with European societies and decision making circles to pressure them and the European Union to take more balanced positions towards the Palestinian cause.
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat