Military adviser to king Abdullah General Mashal Muhammad al-Sabin laid on the terrorist group «Islamic state» responsibility for the terrorist attack on the morning of 21 June on the Syrian border. He noted that the nature of the actions of the militants leaves no doubt as to their identity.
After the attack, which killed six guards and 14 people were injured, Jordan said that until further notice, the entire territory adjacent to the Syrian border declared closed military zone
The Minister of information of the Kingdom Mohammed al-Momani stressed that this measure is necessary to restore Jordanian sovereignty in the border zone. Among the steps in question, a discontinuance of all crossings and customs points through which a message goes with Syria.
«We urge the international community to consider our actions with understanding. We must ensure the security of citizens and stability», — said the Minister, adding that the terrorists often use the humanitarian gestures of goodwill in their criminal purposes.