2001 Public Statement

Kingdom's U.S. Ambassador assures that Saudis are safe

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz yesterday confirmed that all Saudi citizens currently in the United States are safe and secure following the events in New York City and Washington DC. Through telephone calls with the cultural attaché in Washington and the Saudi consulates in New York, Los Angeles and Houston, he established that all measures were being taken to ensure their safety and to handle any problems they may face. Prince Bandar also ordered the setting up of an operations room at the Embassy to follow up on Saudi citizens in the United States.