2005 News Story

Prince Nayef gives press conference in Riyadh

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, at a press conference in Riyadh yesterday after attending a graduation ceremony at King Fahd Security College, confirmed the improved state of health of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, and commented on militants still at large, saying that no new list of wanted persons had been issued by the Interior Ministry.

Prince Nayef referred to his talks with visiting Dr Hassan Rouhani, Secretary-General of the National Security Supreme Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran Iranian official, as “very good” and that a good understanding on security cooperation had been reached. In his capacity as Honorary Chairman of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers, he answered a question about Syria's announcement of the ‘Al-Sham' terrorist cell by saying that there was no news on terrorist involvement in the recent assassination of Rafiq Al-Hariri.