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Foreign Minister calls for international action against terrorism

Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal, in an interview published today by the Jeddah-based newspaper Okaz, warned against the phenomenon of terrorism, and declared that it is high time for the international community to take action against it. He also said that the Saudi Embassy in Washington DC is ensuring the safety of all Saudi citizens residing in the United States, and is in constant contact with the American authorities.

Meanwhile, Minister of Information Dr. Fouad Al-Farsi, at a meeting with editors-in-chief today, stressed that the Kingdom's condemnation of the terrorist acts of last Tuesday stems from its inalienable stance condemning all forms of terrorism.