1999 News Story

Kingdom condemns massacre in Kosovo

An official source stated today that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemns the massacre and expulsion by Serb forces, of thousands of Muslims in Kosovo, and deplores the intransigent  policy of ethnic cleansing being practiced by the regime of Slobodan Milosevic. Saudi Arabia also condemns his government's failure to respond positively to international efforts to settle the problem of Kosovo through peaceful means, in particular that of the recent peace conference in France. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reiterates its support for the people of Kosovo, who have been facing the worst forms of repression, subjugation and expulsion at the hands of the Serb aggressors. Meanwhile, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz, in response to the tragic condition of Kosovo refugees at the borders of Albania, has ordered an airlift to Albania of foodstuffs, tents and blankets.