Ministry of Defense says minister did not give interview to Kuwaiti daily

March 4, 2012

An official source at the Ministry of Defense said that an interview published in the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Seyassah today and attributed to Minister of Defense Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz is not true and that the Minister has not given any interviews since his appointment as Defense Minister. The source said that Ahmed Al-Jarallah, editor-in-chief of Al-Seyassah, was among those who attended Prince Salman's regular audience with citizens in Riyadh on Sunday and that Al-Jarallah was not granted an interview with Prince Salman as claimed by the newspaper.