Jordanian PM: I Warn Evicting Palestinians to Egypt Is a Declaration of War for Us

Jordan's Prime Minister Bisher Hasavneh warned today that any attempt to "displace" Palestinians from Gaza or the occupied West Bank would be a "red line"

by Sededin Dedovic
Jordanian PM: I Warn Evicting Palestinians to Egypt Is a Declaration of War for Us
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Jordanian Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh issued a stern warning today, emphasizing that any efforts to displace Palestinians from Gaza or the occupied West Bank would cross a critical "red line." Such actions, he declared, would be viewed by Jordan as a "declaration of war." Khasawneh's statement was reported by the Times of Israel, underlining the gravity of Jordan's commitment to the Palestinian cause.

In a proactive display of solidarity, Jordan delivered humanitarian aid to Gaza via an air route, bypassing the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein of Jordan expressed his sense of duty to support Palestinian brothers and sisters affected by the conflict, stating, "We will always be there for our Palestinian brothers." Notably, the delivery of medical aid to Gaza was a collaborative effort involving Jordan, the United States, and Israel.

An unnamed US official confirmed the coordination between these nations in providing assistance to the distressed population in Gaza, demonstrating a shared commitment to humanitarian relief in the region.

Israel wants to ethnically cleanse Gaza and create a new wave of Jewish immigration from Europe

Queen Rania, the wife of King Abdullah II, called for an immediate ceasefire and emphasized that advocating for the protection of Palestinian lives should not be misconstrued as anti-Semitism or support for terrorism.

In an interview with CNN, she made it clear that being pro-Palestinian does not equate to being anti-Semitic or endorsing organizations like Hamas or terrorism. Jordan's strong stance on safeguarding the rights and well-being of Palestinians underscores its commitment to peace, stability, and the protection of civilian lives in the region.

The country's leaders have sought to differentiate support for the Palestinian cause from extremist or terrorist affiliations, highlighting their dedication to humanitarian values. Many world and Arab officials have expressed concerns about Israel's actions in the context of facilitating movement between Egypt and the Gaza Strip.

Some believe that Israel's intentions may involve the relocation of civilians as part of a broader strategy, while others are concerned about the potential implications. Recently, Egyptian officials have raised the possibility that Israel's ultimate objective might include altering the demographic composition of the Gaza Strip, diminishing the Palestinian presence, and attempting to replace the current leadership, which is held by Hamas.

These concerns have led to suspicions that Israel may seek to encourage further settlement of Jewish populations from Europe in the Gaza Strip. The situation remains a subject of ongoing debate and discussion among various stakeholders.