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Saudi Cabinet condemns terror attacks in Egypt, Tunis

Author: arab newsID: 1562100447000219400Tue, 2019-07-02 23:46

JEDDAH: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday condemned the terrorist attack on Abha International Airport carried out by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias in which nine civilians, including an Indian citizen, were injured.
The Cabinet stressed the assertion of the Arab coalition that the terrorists behind this attack will be held accountable in accordance with the international laws and conventions.
Following the session chaired by King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, Dr. Issam bin Saad bin Saeed, state minister, Cabinet member and acting minister of media, said in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency that he wished the injured people a speedy recovery.
The Cabinet reasserted that the Kingdom will keep on supporting Palestinian refugees, and emphasized the contents of the Kingdoms speech at the conference for supporting the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in New York and its reiteration to the Palestinians inalienable right of return.
The Cabinet also strongly condemned the terrorist attack in El-Arish, north Sinai in Egypt, and the two bomb blasts in Tunis. The ministers also condemned the unfortunate events that took place at the Bahrain Embassy in Baghdad at the hands of protesters and praised the Iraqi governments stance and the measures it took the ensure the safety of the Bahraini envoy.
Bin Saeed said the Cabinet was informed about the results of the Kingdoms participation in the G20 Summit held in the Japanese city of Osaka. The Kingdoms delegation was headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who met – on the sidelines of the summit – the leaders and heads of participating states who reviewed cooperation with Kingdom and discussed ways to bolster mutual cooperation.
The Cabinet was also informed about the results of the crown princes visits to South Korea and Japan.

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• The Cabinet also strongly condemned the terrorist attack in El-Arish, north Sinai in Egypt and the two bomb blasts in Tunis.

• The ministers also condemned the unfortunate events that took place at the Bahrain Embassy in Baghdad.

• It was also informed about the results of the crown princes visits to South Korea and Japan.

The Cabinet accepted donations of SR10 million ($2.7 million), SR5 million and SR2 million from King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Saudi interior minister respectively for the second phase of “Fourijat” service, as a way to provide constant attention to reuniting prisoners and their families and provide their needs.
The Cabinet confirmed that the Kingdoms membership of the Group of States of the Joint Ministerial Statement on Electronic Commerce of the World Trade Organization reflects the leaderships interest in e-commerce to achieve the goals of Vision 2030.
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