The Jordanian state news agency reported that this happened for security reasons, but other sources said it was an attempt to destabilize the country. Hamza pledges allegiance to the king and to the constitution and says that “he will always be the support and the support of his majesty the king and his crown prince”.
According to the court, Hamza signed the letter after an interview with a number of members of the royal family. “The interests of the homeland must be beyond any doubt. We must all support the king to protect Jordan and its national interests, ”the signed statement said.
Abdullah removed Hamza, now 41, in 2004 as heir to the throne. Reports emerged over the weekend that her younger half-brother may be preparing for a coup with the support of others. At least fourteen people were arrested on Sunday.
Hamza announced on Saturday evening that he was under house arrest. He denies being involved in a conspiracy, but this weekend has spat criticism of the way the country is run. “I am not the person responsible for the board collapse, corruption and incompetence that has reigned in our board structure for the past 15 to 20 years.” King Abdullah has received statements of support from Arab countries, as well as the United States.
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