Saudi Embassy Denies Any Saudi Government Involvement in Park51 Issue

December 20, 2010

[Washington] --  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Embassy to the United States in Washington, DC issued the following statement today:“

"The Government of Saudi Arabia has no involvement, either directly or indirectly, with Park51, formerly known as Cordoba House, in New York City, nor is it involved – in anyway – in talks that may be taking place to relocate the proposed community center. The Government of Saudi Arabia considers this issue a domestic American matter.”