Jordan’s King Abdullah appeared in public Sunday alongside his half-brother Prince Hamzah, state TV confirmed, their first joint look since a palace disaster involving the prince rocked the dominion.
The pictures confirmed a bunch of Hashemite royals at a mausoleum the place their ancestors are buried.
The palace Twitter account printed an image of the group at a cemetery with the caption “HM King Abdullah II, HRH Crown Prince Al Hussein… (and) Hamzah bin Al Hussein… go to tomb of HM the late King Abdullah I”.
All had been wearing civilian garments, other than Hussein, the inheritor to the throne, who wore navy costume.
The authorities had accused Hamzah — a former crown prince who was sidelined as inheritor to the throne in favour of Abdullah’s son Hussein in 2004 — of involvement in a conspiracy to “destabilise the dominion’s safety”.
At least 16 folks had been arrested.
But Abdullah stated final Wednesday that Hamzah, who has signed a letter pledging his loyalty to the king following mediation by an uncle, was secure in his palace below his “safety”.
In an tackle learn out in his identify on state tv, the king added that “sedition has been nipped within the bud”
Hamzah had been appointed crown prince and inheritor to the throne in 1999 according to his father’s needs, however Abdullah stripped him of the title in 2004 and named his personal eldest son Hussein in Hamzah’s place.
Hamzah, after claiming he was put below home arrest early this month, made in depth use of conventional and social media to lash out in opposition to his scenario.
He accused Jordan’s rulers of corruption and ineptitude in a video message printed by the BBC on April 3.
But after an announcement voicing his loyalty to the king two days later, Abdullah stated final Wednesday that Hamzah had provided his assist for the monarchy.
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