On Monday, a letter with the prince’s letterhead was shared by the royal courtroom’s Twitter account, referencing the weekend’s turmoil and emphasizing his help for Jordan’s ruler.
It stated that in gentle of the occasions over the “previous two days, I put myself on the disposal of His Majesty the King, and I reaffirm that I’ll at all times stay dedicated to the covenant of the ancestors, loyal to their legacy, following of their footsteps, dedicated to their path and mission, and to His Majesty the King.”
The letter added that the prince “will at all times stay the supporter of His Majesty the King and his Crown Prince.”
“The nationwide curiosity should stay above all else, and we should all stand behind His Majesty the King in his efforts to safeguard Jordan and its nationwide pursuits, and make sure the greatest for the Jordanian folks,” it learn.
On the backside left of the letter, Hamzah — the oldest son of Jordan’s late King Hussein and his American-born spouse Queen Noor — signed off with a observe indicating that he’s at his uncle Prince Hassan’s home.
Prince Hassan had been appointed by King Abdullah II to take care of the dispute, in response to an earlier assertion from the Royal Court docket on Monday, and Hassan additionally signed the letter.
The prince’s video assertion on Saturday had stated he was advised by the Jordanian army that he should not depart his dwelling, suggesting he had been put below home arrest
“I am in my dwelling alone with my spouse, our younger youngsters and I wished to make this recording, in order that it’s clear to the world, that what you see and listen to when it comes to the official line is just not a mirrored image of the realities on the bottom,” Hamzah stated within the video.
Safadi, the deputy prime minister, has confirmed that the highest army brass had met with Hamzah on Saturday and advised him to “stop all actions and actions that concentrate on Jordan’s safety and stability.”
Greater than a dozen folks have already been arrested over the alleged plot, in response to Safadi, who added that authorities determined to behave as a result of these concerned had began to debate the timing to place their alleged plan into motion.
Hamzah was initially thought of the favourite to succeed his father. Nevertheless, earlier than King Hussein died of most cancers in 1999 he named Abdullah his successor, as Hamzah was seen as too inexperienced and younger to turn into a monarch.
King Abdullah appointed Hamzah crown prince in 1999 earlier than revoking the title in 2004.
“Praying that reality and justice will prevail for all of the harmless victims of this depraved slander,” Queen Noor Hussein, Hamzah’s mom, wrote on Twitter Sunday. “God bless and preserve them secure.”
The US and a rising checklist of Arab international locations have voiced their backing of King Abdullah.