Saudi Arabia strongly condemns Paris terrorist attack

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed the Kingdom’s strong condemnation of the terrorist attack that took place in a suburb of the French capital Paris; and claimed the life of a French citizen.

The Ministry expressed the Kingdom’s solidarity with the French people, while offering condolences; and sympathy to the victim’s family; the French government and its people.

The Ministry also affirmed the Kingdom’s position of rejecting violence, extremism and terrorism in all its forms; manifestations and motives, renewing its call to respect religious symbols; and to refrain from stirring hatred by insulting religion.

Meanwhile, the Secretariat General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned on Saturday the terrorist-stabbing incident that led to the death of a French citizen; in Parisian suburb.

Offering condolences to the family of the victim; the secretariat general reasserted its unwavering stance, rejecting the phenomenon of exaggeration, extremism and terrorism, in all forms and manifestations, regardless of their reasons or motives.