2005 News Story

Saudi Arabia condemns terrorist explosion in Beirut

At its meeting today, the Council of Ministers issued a statement strongly condemning the explosion that had taken place earlier in Beirut, leading to the killing of former Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafiq Al-Hariri and a number of his companions, and to the injury of many others. The Cabinet offered condolences to the families of the victims and to the Lebanese people, affirming the Kingdom's absolute rejection of such terrorist acts, which target innocent people and promote the spread of chaos and destruction.