2005 News Story

Prince Turki at London conference on mideast peace and aid to Palestine

Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland Prince Turki Al-Faisal delivered a speech at today’s conference in London, U.K., on peace in the Middle East and support for the Palestinian Authority. From April 2002 until March 2004, he said, Saudi Arabia had contributed about U.S. $184.8 million to the Palestinian Authority, and another $46.2 million just in the past six months. He explained that these sums do not include private donations by Saudi citizens, which amount to hundreds of millions of dollars.