Saudi cabinet: Actions against Qatar continues until demands are met

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the cabinet’s session in Jeddah on Monday. (File photo: AFP)

Saudi Arabia’s cabinet of ministers agreed that current procedures will continue until the Qatari authorities are committed to the implementation of just and all demands that guarantee combating of terrorism and achieving of stability and security in the region.

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the cabinet’s session in Jeddah on Monday.

The King briefed the cabinet on his phone call made to United States President Donald Trump during which he appreciated the US role in its leadership of the global coalition fighting to eliminate ISIS, reconfirming Saudi Arabia’s stand with all countries combatting terrorism and efforts to dry up its sources until its destruction.

Saudi King Salman also briefed the cabinet on his phone call to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during which he congratulated Baghdad on the swift victory over ISIS in Mosul and his recent meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49
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