The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz sent a cable of condolences to British Prime Minister Theresa May following the terrorist attack that took place in front of the British Parliament.
“As we strongly condemn this terrorist act, we, on behalf of the people and Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, offer our deepest condolences to your excellency, the families of the victims and friendly British people,” King Salman’s cable said according to Saudi Press Agency.
“We re-confirm the firm position of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on rejecting such terrorist acts in all their forms and manifestations, re-emphasizing the importance of international efforts to confront and eradicate them.”
On the other hand, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, also sent a cable of condolences to PM May.
“I have received with deep sorrow the news of the terrorist attack that took place in front of the British Parliament which resulted in deaths and injuries. As I strongly condemn such criminal acts, I offer my deepest condolences to your excellency, the families of the victims and the friendly British people,” Crown Prince Mohammed said in his cable.
An official source at the Saudi foreign ministry relayed the kingdom’s strong condemnation of the attack that took place near the British Parliament, which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.
The source affirmed the Kingdom’s solidarity with the United Kingdom against terrorism and extremism, offering its condolences to the families of victims, the government and people of the United Kingdom, wishing a quick recovery for the injured.