Baghdad The Jordanian Cabinet received a parliamentary recommendation to expel the Israeli ambassador and withdraw the Jordanian ambassador from Tel Aviv.
The Jordanian Parliament held today, Monday, a session devoted to discussing developments in the Palestinian territories, and the escalation in the Gaza Strip, in the presence of Prime Minister Bishr Al-Khasawneh and the Ministry Authority.
The Jordanian Parliament Speaker Abdel Moneim Al-Awdat announced that the parliamentary memorandum, signed by all members of the House of Representatives, demanding the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador from Amman, and the withdrawal of the Jordanian ambassador from Tel Aviv, is now on the cabinet table.
All 130 members of the House of Representatives signed a memorandum calling on the Jordanian government to expel the Israeli ambassador from Amman, in protest against recent events in the Palestinian territories and the Gaza Strip.
Al-Awdat said: I sent the memorandum, which is placed on the cabinet table, and the General Secretariat of the Council of Representatives will collect the recommendations that were mentioned in the parliament’s discussions, send them to the government, and publish them after that.
The MPs ’demands in their discussions focused on expelling the Israeli ambassador from Amman, withdrawing the Jordanian ambassador from Tel Aviv, working to cancel the gas agreement, and reconsidering the” Wadi Araba “agreement.
Members of the House of Representatives held Israel responsible for the escalation in the Palestinian territories, while MPs of the Jordanian government called for filing cases condemning Israel before the International Criminal Court.
For his Part, Prime Minister Bishr Al-Khasawneh pledged to study the parliamentary memorandum regarding the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador from Amman, as soon as he arrives in the government, in addition to studying other options available to the government, then returning to the council and consulting with the MPs.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency