2004 Press Release

Saudi Ambassador Praises Courage of Security Forces

[Washington, DC] -- Ambassador to the United States Prince Bandar bin Sultan issued the following statement today regarding an incident in Riyadh that resulted in the death of one security officer and injuries to four others:

“Today, we lost another brave member of our security forces who sacrificed his life to protect the lives of his fellow citizens.  I offer my condolences to his loved ones in their time of grief.

The courageous officers involved in today’s shootout have once again proved their determination to end any threat to our nation’s stability.  We are grateful for their efforts and the strength of their resolve in the fight against those who try to undermine our country’s security.”