The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet s session at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday afternoon.
At the outset of the session, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the Cabinet on the phone call made to President Michel Aoun of Lebanese Republic during which the King confirmed the standing of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Lebanon and its unity, the invitation received from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates, and the outcome of his talks with President Yunus-bek Yevkurov of Republic of Ingushetia and Member of Political Bureau of Central Committee, Secretary of Central Legal Political Committee and Special Envoy to Chinese President Meng Jianzhu.
The Cabinet confirmed the final statement issued by the Executive Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation at the level of Foreign Ministers in its emergency meeting held to discuss the dangerous development of launching a ballistic missile by Al-Houthi militias toward Makkah that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia chosen by Allah Almighty to bear the honor of full responsibility for the service and care of the Two Holy Mosques, the holy sites and pilgrims since its foundation will not neglect an atom in this sacred trust, and that who supports this transgressing group, provides it with weapons and smuggles ballistic missiles and weapons to it is considered a firm partner in the attack on the sanctities of the Islamic world, a clear party in planting sectarian strife and a key supporter of terrorism.
The Minister of State, Cabinet s Member and Acting Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Essam bin Saad bin Said said in a statement to Saudi Press Agency following the session that the Cabinet commended the expressions of praise by Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency for the positions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its clear policy on nuclear disarmament and its non proliferation, and the steps taken by the Kingdom of the inclusion of energy within the national transformation program and joint projects between the two sides, as well as the Kingdom s support for the establishment of nuclear security center and its donations to renovate the agency s laboratories.
Last Modified Date: 08/11/2016 - 9:31 AM Saudi Arabia Time
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