The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Offers its Condolences to the New York City Victims
November 01, 2017
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, sent an official cable extending condolences to President Donald Trump, president of the United States of America, for the truck-ramming attack in New York City, which resulted in fatalities and injuries.
In addition to extending its sympathies, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemns the attacks and reinforces its domestic, regional, as well as, international commitment to combating extremism in all forms and will continue its long-standing security cooperation with the United States of America to achieve these joint aims. His Royal Highness Ambassador Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States of America, reiterated the Kingdom’s vigilance: “Our condolences to the City of New York and the families impacted by this violent act of terrorism. Extremism in all forms must be stopped. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues its commitment to do so by working with: international organizations, such as the United Nations, in establishing the Counter Terrorism Center; bilaterally, the United States of America in co-chairing the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center, among others; and, in the Kingdom with the establishment of Etidal, the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology.”