2004 News Story

Kingdom praises handover of authority in Iraq

At its regular weekly meeting today, chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, the Council of Ministers expressed its satisfaction, especially in regard to the role of the United Nations, concerning the handover of authority in Iraq to restore to that country its sovereignty and to pave the way for building a state with full political, economic, social and security capabilities.