2001 News Story

Shura Council Chairman visits U.S. Embassy in Riyadh

Chairman of the Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) Shaikh Muhammad bin Jubair today paid a visit to the United States Embassy in Riyadh, where he offered condolences to the U.S. government and to the families of the victims of the criminal attack last week on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington DC. He presented a written statement by the Shura Council expressing regret at the incidents, stressing condemnation of all forms of terrorism, and reiterating that Islam does not accept such practices.