Saudi Cabinet denounces terror attacks in Afghanistan, France and Austria

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Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet reiterated on Tuesday the Kingdom’s strong denunciation of terrorist attacks that took place at the University of Kabul in Afghanistan, in the French city of Nice; and in the Austrian capital of Vienna.

The Cabinet markedly expressed Saudi Arabia’s strong rejection of such acts, targeting the lives of innocents and destabilizing security; as they contravene all faith, beliefs; and common sense. It underlined the importance of rejecting practices that create hatred, violence, and extremism in all forms.

In a virtual session chaired by King Salman, the Cabinet once again condemned and denounced the Houthi militias in Yemen; and its backers, for their continued missile and drone attacks targeting Saudi Arabia, reaffirming; that such terrorist attempts violate international humanitarian law.

At the outset of the session, King Salman in detail briefed the Cabinet on the message he received from Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
The Cabinet praised the king’s speech at the Think 20 (T20) Engagement Group in which he stressed that saving lives and finding a vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19); are the most important priorities currently.

In his speech, King Salman also said that he is looking forward to seeing the Riyadh G20 Summit contributing to reaching an agreement on solutions and initiatives that promote the G20 role in a unified international response to tackle the economic; social, and health impacts of COVID-19.

The Cabinet highlighted the Business 20 (B20) Summit’s recommendations that dealt; with ways to revive the global economy and lay the foundations for more robust economies in facing future challenges. The Cabinet; also highlighted the summit’s proposals for G20 leaders in the fields of trade; finance, digitization, labor; and climate change in order to develop an inclusive and sustainable agenda that represents a legacy for 2020 and beyond.