Jeddah-Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received condolences and solidarity messages from Islamic and Arab leaders, as well as high-ranking political and religious figures in the wake of the string of explosions that rocked Saudi Arabia on Monday.
King Salman received a telegram of condolences from Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and another telegram from Qatari Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, who both stressed their country’s full support to the leaders of Saudi Arabia and their commitment to face terrorism and extremism. The Qatari leaders also hailed measures taken by the Kingdom to combat terrorism in all its forms, adding that safety and security in Gulf States depended on security in Saudi Arabia.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques also received cables from Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. The latter expressed sympathy over the death of a number of security men in the terrorist attacks and wished the injured quick recovery. He also expressed Sudan’s stances against terrorism and extremism in the region.
At least four people were killed in the attacks on Monday.
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has sent a cable of condolences to King Salman, strongly condemning the terrorist acts which he said “contravene all human values and divine religions.”
King Hamad reiterated Bahrain’s support to Saudi Arabia’s measure to confront criminal and terrorist acts.
Bahrain’s Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, sent similar condolence cables to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
They also sent condolences to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, as well as Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.
Lebanese Speaker and President of the Arab Parliamentary Union Nabih Berri strongly condemned the three terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia.