Qatar Amir calls Saudi Crown Prince; stresses Gulf unity

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The Sultanate of Oman also expressed its solidarity with Saudi Arabia in its position regarding the US report, reported Oman News Agency.



By Agencies

Published: Sun 28 Feb 2021, 10:49 PM

Last updated: Sun 28 Feb 2021, 10:56 PM

Gulf leaders expressed their support to Saudi Arabia in the wake of a US report on journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death and appreciated measures taken by the Saudi authorities against people responsible for the crime.

In a telephone talk with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, expressed his solidarity with the kingdom, the Emir's Office said on Sunday.

“Qatar’s Emir also affirmed his country’s firm support for the government and people of Saudi Arabia and everything that would strengthen the security, stability, and sovereignty of the kingdom, and considers its stability as an integral part of the stability of the state of Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council system,” the Emir’s Office said.

The Sultanate of Oman also expressed its solidarity with Saudi Arabia in its position regarding the US report, reported Oman News Agency (ONA).

In a statement on Saturday, the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs appreciated the efforts of the Saudi judicial authorities regarding the case and its circumstances.

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) secretary-general Dr Yousef bin Ahmed Al Othaimeen expressed his support for the statement issued by the Saudi Foreign Ministry regarding the report submitted to the US Congress about the murder of Khashoggi.


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