Jordan’s King Abdullah says ‘sedition’ quashed
IslamNews – In a message addressed to Jordanians on Wednesday, King Abdullah II of Jordan confirmed that “strife has ended”, five days after the announcement of a “scheme” to destabilize Jordan’s security, in which the former Crown Prince, Prince Hamzah, participated, according to the authorities.
The king said in his message, “I am talking to you today, and you are the family and the clan, the object of absolute trust, and the source of determination, to assure you that strife has ceased, and that our Father’s desire is safe and stable.”
He added, “The challenge of the past days was not the most difficult or the most dangerous to the stability of our homeland, but it was the most painful for me, because the parties to the strife were from inside and outside our one home,” without clarifying whether he meant abroad, parties from outside the royal family or parties. From outside the country. The Jordanian monarch pointed out that “nothing comes close to what I felt in terms of shock, pain and anger, as a brother and guardian of the Hashemite family, and as a leader of this dear people.”
King Abdullah affirmed that “Prince Hamzah is today with his family in his palace and under my care,” five days after an unprecedented crisis during which a plan targeting the Jordanian monarchy was announced, the most prominent of the participants in which was the former Crown Prince, Prince Hamzah.
“Prince Hamzah has committed before the family to follow the path of parents and grandparents, to be loyal to their message, and to place the interest of Jordan, its constitution and its laws above any other considerations”, the king said in a message read in his name on state television, adding that the results of the investigation will be dealt with. The current discussion is about what happened “in the context of our country’s well-established institutions, in a manner that guarantees justice and transparency,” and in accordance with the criterion of “the interest of the homeland.”