AMMAN, Jordan 

Jordan’s King Abdullah has accepted the resignation of the country’s premier Omar al-Razzaz but asked him to stay on in a caretaker capacity until a new prime minister is designated and a new Cabinet is formed.

“His Majesty King Abdullah on Saturday accepted the resignation of Omar Razzaz’s Cabinet, and entrusted it to continue as caretaker government until a new prime minister is named and a new Cabinet is formed,” said a Royal Court statement.

On Sept 27, the monarch announced dissolving of Jordanian parliament under a constitutional rule causing the government to resign within a week period.

*Writing by Merve Aydogan in Ankara.

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