King Salman bin Abdulaziz King Salman bin Abdulaziz has reaffirmed Saudi arabia's commitment to fighting extremism in the region and investing in the futur of the Arab world.
During his annual address to the Shura Council, Saudi Arabia’s formal advisory body, King Salman addressed several topics including the Kingdom’s foreign policy and vision for regional security.
“The Kingdom will continue to confront extremism and terrorism, and will lead the push to create more investment opportunities in the region,” King Salman said.
He called on the international community to counter Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile program, and reiterated Saudi Arabia's support for UN efforts to end the war in Yemen.
“The Iranian regime has consistently intervened in the affairs of other states and sponsored terrorism, sowing chaos and destruction in many countries,” he said.
King Salman described the efforts of Saudi soldiers in Yemen as a foremost example of “sacrifice and courage”, saying that they are fighting for the future of the region.
“The Kingdom was founded on an Islamic approach based on the establishment of justice, and we cherish the efforts of the lawyers and the public prosecutors in carrying out their entrusted tasks, and affirm that this country will not be derailed from the application of God's laws,” he said.