Saudi Arabia Condemns Attacks on U.S. Diplomatic Mission and the Anti-Islam Film

September 14, 2012

[Washington, DC] --The Kingdom Saudi Arabia issued the following statement Thursday, September 13, 2012, condemning the violent reactions in a number of countries against U.S. diplomatic missions and the film that is offensive to the Prophet Mohammed:

“The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressed condolences and sympathy to the United States of America over the victims of the violent acts in Libya, which targeted the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia also deplored a film that is offensive to Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) produced by an irresponsible group in the United States of America, confirming the Kingdom's rejection of all acts that harm religions and their symbols.”

The statement was carried by the Saudi Press Agency on September 13, 2012.