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Kuwait Condemns Israeli Aggression Against Al-Aqsa Mosque

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KUWAIT CITY, April 5: The State of Kuwait condemned and denounced the atrocious Israeli aggression against innocent worshipers in Al- Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, which led to the arrest of several Palestinian civilians, said a Foreign Ministry statement on Wednesday. The Foreign Ministry stressed Kuwait’s categorical refusal to such acts of aggression, which is a dangerous escalation and violation of international laws and concerned UN resolutions.

Israeli police arrest a Palestinian woman at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound following a raid at the site in the Old City of Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, April 5, 2023. Palestinian media reported police attacked Palestinian worshippers, raising fears of wider tension as Islamic and Jewish holidays overlap. (AP)

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it is following with great concern the Israeli forces storming of the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, assaulting worshipers, and arresting a number of Palestinian citizens. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemns this blatant storming and expresses its rejection of these practices that undermine peace efforts and contradict international principles in respect of religious sanctities, reaffirming its firm position in supporting all efforts aimed at ending the occupation and reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian cause,” the statement added.

Elsewhere, the Arab League has decided to hold an extraordinary meeting of permanent representatives, chaired by Egypt, to look into Israeli attacks on Al- Aqsa Mosque. The meeting will focus on Wednesday’s Israeli occupation police storming of the compound of Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Cairobased league said in a press statement.

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