Shura Council Rejects Any Act Infringing upon Saudi Arabia’s Sovereignty, Leadership

19 رجب 1442هـ الموافق 03 مارس 2021م

The Speaker of Shura Council Sheikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Al-Sheikh has expressed the Council’s strong rejection and condemnation of negative, false and unacceptable assessment in the report provided to the US Congress about the murder of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi, as abusive accusations against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its leadership are unfounded and cannot be accepted in any way. In a statement issued today, the Shura Council Speaker affirmed the Council’s complete rejection of any act aimed at undermining the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its leadership or interfering upon its affairs, stressing that the people of Saudi Arabia strongly reject any act that targets Saudi Arabia and its leadership or undermines its role and position. Dr. Al Al-Sheikh affirmed the Shura Council's full support for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' statement that completely rejected the report, and measures taken by the government to preserve its rights and gains. He pointed out that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH Crown Prince, is moving forward in its pivotal role in supporting the culture of moderation and achieving security and peace.