Israel Radio reports –
Jerusalem – Jordanian government warned on Monday that there would be “serious consequences” if Israel continues to allow Jews to ascend the Temple Mount following a busy Sunday in which over 100 Israeli Jews visited the holy site in honor of the first of the intermediary days of Passover, Israel Radio reported.
Amman’s government spokesperson Mohammed am-Momeni told Jordanian media that “the Israeli occupation and settlers are violating the rights of the worshipers at Al-Aksa.”
The spokesman warned that continued visitation will have serious consequences and called on Israel to immediately stop the entryof security forces and Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount complex.
As of about 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Jerusalem security forces had removed two Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount complex. Police said the two had violated theregulations on Jewish visitation to the contested holy site.
Visits to the compound were due to continue as routine on the second intermediary day of Passover.
On Sunday, the Temple Mount complex sawapproximate 1,050 visitors, including 885 tourists and over 100 Israelis.
Temple Mount security personnel and border policemen on Sunday removed 13 Jewish visitors from the contested holy site for violating the High Court’s law forbidding Jews from openly praying at Judaism’s holiest site due to security concerns.
Police officers also had to removePalestinians who were chanting “Allahu Akhbar” from the area.
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