2005 News Story
 

01/16/2005
Kingdom to prevent its citizens from undermining Iraq’s security

Minister of Interior Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz told a press conference in Makkah that Saudi security authorities would prevent any Saudi citizen from going to Iraq to participate in the fighting or any activities that would undermine Iraq's security.  Unfortunately, Prince Naif added, it is possible for some Saudis to travel to Iraq indirectly.  As for reports that fourteen Saudi citizens have been detained in Iraq, Prince Naif said he could not comment on this issue since the Kingdom has not been officially informed about the detention and thus unable to investigate.  Unfortunately, Prince Naif added, it is possible for some Saudis to travel to Iraq indirectly.

 

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