2002 News Story

Prince Nayef receives Palestinian wounded

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, who supervises the Saudi committee that supports Palestinians, received in Riyadh today a number of Palestinian wounded being treated in the Kingdom's hospitals. Israel, Prince Nayef said, disdains human rights, yet the world is silent. He warned that the situation will worsen unless the Palestinian issue is solved justly in accordance with the United Nations resolutions. How can someone, he said, who defends himself, his people, his holy places and his land, be called a terrorist, while the aggressor who usurps rights and attacks people is left unpunished? Prince Nayef then reaffirmed the Kingdom's support of the afflicted Palestinians, and expressed the hope that they will not wait much longer to regain all their rights.