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Saudi Arabia Slams Iran for Ongoing Breaches of Nuclear Deal

Saudi Arabia Slams Iran for Ongoing Breaches of Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019 - 19:30
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chairs a cabinet meeting in Riyadh. (SPA)

The Saudi cabinet condemned on Tuesday for its ongoing breaches of the 2015 nuclear deal and other international agreements over its nuclear program.

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the meeting that was held in Riyadh.

It welcomed the United States’ announcement last week that it was suspending sanctions waivers related to Iran’s Fordow facility, hoping that the international community would take similar firm stances on Iran’s violations and their consequent threats to global peace and security.

The cabinet again expressed the Kingdom’s complete rejection of Washington’s announcement that it no longer considers as illegal Israeli settlements constructed on Palestinian territories.

The achievement of permanent peace demands that the Palestinian people obtain their full legitimate rights according to the Arab peace initiative and international resolutions, demanded the cabinet.

Turning to local developments, the cabinet hailed King Salman’s annual address to the Shura Council last week. It praised his highlighting of the Kingdom’s firm internal and foreign policies, which trace back their roots to the Kingdom’s founder King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman.

The cabinet expressed its gratitude to King Salman for sponsoring last week the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Diriyah Gate project. The Diriyah Gate underlines Saudi Arabia’s mission to showcase the cultural icon to the world as one of its great gathering places. Appealing to international tourists and local citizens seeking authentic and cultural experiences, the destination will celebrate the rich cultural history of the Kingdom. The cabinet hailed in this regard Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, for overseeing this national project.

The cabinet also congratulated the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the 50th anniversary of its establishment. The OIC has strived to safeguard the interests of the Muslim nation, transforming into the second largest organization in the world after the United Nations.

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