AMMAN, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Jordan on Thursday slammed Israeli measures in Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem as "provocative to all Muslims," state-run Patra news agency reported.
The remarks were made by Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Mohammad Khalaileh at the opening of the 12th conference of ministers of awqaf and Islamic affairs in the Arab world.
Khalaileh said the conference comes at a time of rising violations by Israel against the Jerusalem shrine.
He called for unified efforts to support Jerusalem and the citizens of the holy city.
Meanwhile, Saudi Minister of Awqaf Abdul Latif Al Sheikh said more cooperation was required among the Islamic nations for the challenges facing the Muslim community.