Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

US Idle as Lebanon Burns: Saud

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU
 
Jeanette in FL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 06:36 AM
Original message
US Idle as Lebanon Burns: Saud
US Idle as Lebanon Burns: Saud
P.K. Abdul Ghafour, Arab News


JEDDAH, 3 August 2006 Saudi Arabia yesterday criticized the United States for doing nothing to stop the Israeli military aggression against Lebanon and urged Washington to press for an immediate cease-fire.

We disagree with the US policy in this regard ... the United States is the super power and it can seek an immediate cease-fire, Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal said. Addressing a news conference here, Prince Saud also spoke about the possibility of holding an Arab ministerial meeting in Beirut soon in support of the Lebanese government.

In his wide-ranging press conference, the Saudi chief diplomat said Israel was seeking to achieve suspicious objectives by continuing its military campaign in Lebanon without listening to international calls for an immediate truce.

Asked whether oil would be used as a weapon if the current situation deteriorates, he said it would not be in the interest of Arab nations and their people. However, he said the oil wealth must be utilized to strengthen the defense and economic infrastructure of Arab countries.
Speaking about threats against Syria, he said, If there is any threat against Syria, which is a member of the Arab League, all Arab countries will confront any aggression against any Arab country, the Saudi Press Agency quoted Prince Saud as telling reporters.

http://www.arabnews.com/?page=1§ion=0&article=85962... rest of the article
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
Moderator DU Moderator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 06:40 AM
Response to Original message
1. duplicate
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Tue Sep 16th 2014, 12:42 PM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC