Gulf nations back Saudi stance on Khashoggi

Reuters
Reuters

The UAE in a statement expressed its support for Saudi Arabia’s statement on Khashoggi.



By Agencies

Published: Sat 27 Feb 2021, 11:06 PM

The Gulf states rallied behind Saudi Arabia regarding the report submitted to the US Congress on journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death and backed its statement on the issue.

The Saudi foreign ministry in a statement rejected the “‘negative, false and unacceptable”’ assessment by the United States on the kKingdom’s leadership, and called it “‘inaccurate information and conclusions”’.

The UAE in a statement expressed its support for Saudi Arabia’s statement on Khashoggi.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed its confidence in and support for the Saudi judiciary, as well as Saudi Arabia’s commitment to enforcing the law with transparency and integrity, and holding those responsible to account.

The ministry affirmed the UAE’s solidarity with Saudi Arabia in its efforts to maintain stability and security in the region and its key role in the axis of Arab moderation and security.

Kuwait and Bahrain too expressed their support to the Saudi foreign ministry’s statement.


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