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Jordan accuses Prince Hamzah of ‘malicious plot’ against kingdom – Sydney Morning Herald

Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi accused the country’s former crown prince of conspiring with foreign interests to threaten national security.

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Safadi did not identify the foreign interests allegedly involved in the plot, but he said a longtime senior official who has business ties in several Gulf Arab states, Bassem Ibrahim Awadallah, was involved and had been planning on leaving the country.
Jordans King Abdullah II.Credit:AP
He also claimed Awadallah had been trying to secure a plane for Hamzahs wife to flee. Awadallah and a second senior official, Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, are among the suspects in custody.
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