Jordan’s Ruler says Islamophobia helps strengthen ISIS

2015-03-11 08:05:23 | Al Muslim News
Jordan’s Ruler says Islamophobia helps strengthen ISIS


Jordan’s King Abdullah said Islamophobia helps strengthen the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, King Abdullah said that extremists exploit conflicts to build their legitimacy and that his country will defend its people and faith against the extremist group. Unity is crucial in the fight against terrorism and that ISIS is not only a threat to Iraq and Syria but also to the Middle East and the entire world, he added King Abdullah, who expressed grief for the religious minorities that were targeted by ISIS, said that the targeting of minorities in the region is a crime against humanity. The king said that Jordan has welcomed around 1.4 million Syrian refugees during four years into the bloody conflict in Syria and that it became third-largest host country for refugees. The Leader also spoke about the Palestinian issue and said that Israel has violated the peace process on several occasions. He said that the conflict must be resolved as it fuels hatred and that there was no alternate to a political solution and need dialogue for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict..

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