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Muslim Brotherhood's Ibrahim Munir: We Recognize Only Hammam in Jordan
Muslim Brotherhood's Ibrahim Munir: We Recognize Only Hammam in Jordan
Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood reaffirms that it is no terrorist organization; and that it stands by its official Shura (consultative) Council and elected leader Hammam.
Wednesday, March 11,2015 05:23
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 Muslim Brotherhood leader in London, Ibrahim Munir, said that the splinter group headed by Abdul-Majid Thunaibat, which reinstated his as 'Comptroller-General of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan', did not listen to advice, and that it severed its relationship with the Brotherhood.


"We recognize only Dr. Hammam Saeed as Comptroller-General of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan. The Kingdom's Brothers are able to overcome the crisis."

Last Friday, Muslim Brotherhood leaders recently excluded from the main group announced they reinstated Abdul-Majid Thunaibat as Comptroller-General of their splinter group, after what it said was "correction of legal status" by the Jordanian government – as revealed last week by Thunaibat.

Ibrahim Munir said: "The splinter-group headed by Thunaibat failed to listen to our advice... We gave advice to both parties. But the splinter-group headed by Thunaibat did not respond... That faction (Thunaibat's group) has also cut off contact with us".

Earlier on Tuesday, an official source in the Muslim Brotherhood said: "There are attempts by Brotherhood leaders, headed by Ibrahim Munir, to contain the situation in Jordan, to address the current crisis, and reconcile the parties", without giving further details.

Commenting on the issue, Munir said: "We only recognize the General Shura (consultative) Council of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan, the group's Comptroller-General Dr. Hammam Saeed, and his legitimate Executive Board, as officially elected by all members of the Brotherhood".

On Thunaibat's recent actions, Munir said: "We are sorry that the reason Thunaibat announced for what he has done is the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, and that he is repeating what the coup regime in Egypt is saying – that the Brotherhood is a terrorist group.

"Thunaibat was the Comptroller-General of the Brotherhood in Jordan, and We are sorry to see him do this, describing the parent group in Egypt as a terrorist organization, while he knows fully well that an illegitimate military coup trampled the will of the people who elected Mohamed Morsi President."

In a meeting where he was reinstated 'Comptroller-General of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan', Thunaibat said: "This step is necessary to protect the group, especially after the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has been declared a terrorist organization, and it is possible that the Brotherhood in Jordan, too, would be designated a terrorist group".

On ways to resolve the crisis, Munir said: "It is now in the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan and the judiciary. We expect them to do justice to the parent group and its Executive Bureau, headed by the Comptroller-General Hammam Saeed".

Asked about the Brotherhood's position on the likelihood of a decision by the Jordanian judiciary accepting Thunaibat as the group's Comptroller-General, Munir said: "I cannot imagine that the Jordanian judiciary would issue such a decision.

Also, there are higher levels of litigation the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan can resort to". In conclusion, Munir said: "The Brotherhood in Jordan is able to overcome this crisis".

Last Tuesday (March 03), the Ministry of Social Development in Jordan announced approval of the registration of "the Muslim Brotherhood" under the provisions of the Societies Act. Meanwhile, the current leaders of the group say "its position does not need any correction" because it has a legal license by which it has operated since 1953 as a public Islamic group.

Furthermore, a few days ago, Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said in a meeting with the current leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood that the differences within the group are simply internal disputes and that the judiciary can reconcile them.

The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan was founded as a religious group in 1945, then founded its political party "The Islamic Action Front", which participated in elections since the fifties, and won seats in parliament until the 2007 elections when it boycotted parliamentary elections.
tags: Muslim Brotherhood / Morsi / Elections / Munir / Military Coup / Coup / Jordan
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