Jordan gov’t accuses ex-crown prince of ‘malicious plot’

Jordan’s former crown prince, Prince Hamzah, had been liaising with foreign parties over a “malicious plot” to destabilise the country, the Jordanian deputy prime minister has said.

On Saturday the military said it had issued a warning to the prince over actions targeting “security and stability” in the kingdom. Prince Hamzah, King Abdullah’s half-brother, later said he was under house arrest. Several high-profile figures were detained.

“The investigations had monitored interferences and communications with foreign parties over the right timing to destabilise Jordan,” Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Safadi said on Sunday.

Read more: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/4/utmost-danger-jordan-cracks-down-on-threat-to-stability

 

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