Kingdom welcomes peaceful transition of power in Egypt

February 12, 2011

An official government source released the following statement today:

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomes the peaceful transition of power in the sisterly Arab Republic of Egypt and expresses hope that efforts by the Egyptian armed forces will restore peace, stability and tranquility to the sisterly Arab Republic of Egypt, paving the way for the establishment of a national government realizing the hopes and aspirations of the brotherly Egyptian people toward peace, stability and economic prosperity and the continuation of the sisterly Arab Republic of Egypt in carrying out its historic role in the Arab, Islamic and international arenas.