After what Prince Hamzah bin Al-Hussein said: How does the Jordanian street see the recent developments?

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Prince Hamza bin Al-Hussein said that he was placed under house arrest

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Prince Hamza bin Al-Hussein said that he was placed under house arrest

While the Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ayman Safadi, said that Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein – half-brother of the Jordanian monarch King Abdullah and the former crown prince – and Sharif Hassan bin Zaid planned with others to destabilize the country, the Jordanian street is still waiting to know the details of the events in the country During the past hours.

In a press conference, the Jordanian minister indicated that the security services had monitored during the last period contacts of Prince Hamzah’s close circle with foreign parties, including the Jordanian opposition abroad, accusing them of plotting to destabilize Jordan.

The Jordanian authorities announced the arrest of a large number of persons, on Saturday 3 April, for “security reasons”, without clarifying the nature of those reasons, and what the detainees were planning for. However, the Chairman of the Jordanian Joint Chiefs of Staff, Major General Yusef Ahmad Al-Huneiti, who announced the arrests, said that investigations are continuing, and their results will be revealed, stressing that all measures taken were carried out within the framework of the law.

The Jordanian authorities said that among the detainees was Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, and the former head of the royal court, Bassem Ibrahim Awad Allah and others, while Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein said in a video tape that he sent to the BBC, that he is in detention at his home, despite his denial The Jordanian authorities said that, and the statement issued by the Jordanian Joint Chiefs of Staff said that Prince Hamzah was asked to stop the movements and activities that were used to target Jordan’s security and stability, according to what the investigations revealed.





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