2004 News Story

Training program on implementing ban on chemical weapons

Prince Dr. Torki bin Mohammad bin Saud Alkabeer, Assistant Undersecretary for Political Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, opened in Riyadh today a four-day training program organized by the Saudi National Commission for the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty. The program aims at effective implementation of the obligations included in the treaty. Prince Dr. Torki gave assurances that the Kingdom is in fact free from weapons of mass destruction, and called on the international community to pressure Israel to abide by the treaty.