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UAE, Gulf allies support Saudi Arabian statement on Khashoggi case

February 27, 2021

ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) expressed its support for the Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry’s statement regarding Jamal Khashoggi.

In a statement on Saturday, 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.

The Ministry expressed the UAE's rejection of any attempts to exploit the case or interfere in Saudi internal affairs.

Meanwhile, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs too expressed support to the Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry statement, regarding the report that was provided to the US Congress about the crime of killing Saudi citizen Khashoggi.

In a statement, Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs, affirmed the importance of the role which played by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, regionally and internationally, in supporting the policy of moderation, the rejection of violence and extremism, and its constant endeavor to support security and stability, under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.

Kuwait also affirmed its categorical rejection of everything that would prejudice the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Earlier, Bahrain expressed its support for the statement of the Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, regarding the report that was provided to the US Congress on the crime of killing Khashoggi.

In a statement, Bahrain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed the importance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's fundamental role, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, its policy of moderation on the regional, Arab and international levels, and the efforts it exerts in strengthening regional security and stability as well as the Global economic growth.

Bahrain also expressed its rejection of everything that prejudice the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Republic of Djibouti too expressed its support for the statement of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, regarding the report that was provided to the US Congress about the killing of Khashoggi.

Djibouti stressed its rejection of everything that would undermine the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or represent interference in its internal affairs, stressing at the same time the centrality of the role that the Kingdom plays, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman and the Crown Prince, in establishing security and stability at the regional and international levels, combating terrorism, rejecting violence and extremism, and consolidating the values of tolerance, moderation. —SG/SPA


February 27, 2021
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