1996 News Story

Islamic affairs minister denounces tunnel digging

Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance Dr. Abdullah Al-Turki has denounced the digging of a tunnel under Al-Aqsa Mosque by the Israeli authorities as constituting a flagrant violation of all laws and norms, and stated that condemnation of such actions comes within the framework of the policy pursued by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from its establishment by King Abdul Aziz to the current era of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz, in defense of the holy shrines of Islam and the causes of Muslims worldwide.