The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received today a phone call from US President Donald Trump. During the telephone call, they reviewed the historical relations between the two countries and discussed latest developments in the region and the world. They also discussed joint efforts to combat terrorism, the drying up of its sources and confronting the countries that stand behind financing terrorism, as well as enhancing the joint action between the two countries to combat extremism.
The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSrelief) competed the distributed more than 19,000 food baskets in the Rakhine Arakan in Myanmar. The aid is expected to benefit over 116,000 people.
This fact sheet includes an overview of Qatar’s history of funding terrorism and extremism.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir called on Qatar today to end its support for terrorism and extremism in the Middle East.
“This idea that you can fund extremist groups, that you can pay ransom to terrorist groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS, that you can send $300 million to the Shi’ite militias in Iraq with most of it ending up with the Quds Force in Iran, is not acceptable,” he said in a press briefing at the Saudi Embassy in Washington today. “I think most countries in the world would agree with the demand to stop this.”
Saudi Arabia has announced a donation of $66.7 million to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO) and their partners in response to the cholera outbreak in Yemen.
Saudi Arabia today strongly condemned bombings of a bank in Lashkar, Afghanistan, and a police station in Mogadishu, Somalia.
In a statement, the Foreign Ministry offered the Kingdom’s condolences, reconfirming the Kingdom's solidarity and support for the two sisterly countries.
The inaugural overseas trip of U.S. President Donald Trump to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on May 20-22, 2017, achieved success in its stated mission to strengthen the security and commercial ties of the two countries.
On the occasion of his selection as the Crown Prince at Al-Safa Palace in Makkah on Wednesday June 20, 2017; Prince Mohammad bin Naif bin Abdulaziz pledged allegiance to Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, wishing him success in his new position.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today strongly condemns the attack which took place in the train station in Brussels, Belgium.