Information ministers of anti-terror states call for promoting values of tolerance, cultural diversity

Foreign Ministers and Chiefs of Staff of member states of Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen attend a meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday. (REUTERS)
Updated 30 October 2017
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Information ministers of anti-terror states call for promoting values of tolerance, cultural diversity

MANAMA: Information ministers of countries calling for combating terrorism welcomed the US strategy toward Iran, the biggest state sponsor of terrorism, stressing the significance of combating terrorism and those who sponsor it.
In their meeting hosted by Manama on Sunday, the information ministers emphasized the need to address Qatar’s interference in the internal affairs of Arab countries and its systematic policy of subversion that supports political Islam that adopts terrorism as a means to achieve goals.
The ministers also attached great importance to addressing the hate speech sponsored by Qatar’s government and media, and the policy of isolating the Qatari people from their Gulf and Arab environment.
They called for promoting values of tolerance and cultural diversity, as well as positive interaction between communities, and highlighting the civilized image of the Gulf region.
Reinforcing joint media action to serve international efforts to combat extremism, terrorism and hate speech were also discussed.


Saudi Arabia's crown prince receives China’s defense minister

Updated 26 March 2019
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Saudi Arabia's crown prince receives China’s defense minister

  • Discussed relations, particularly in military and defense fields
  • Also spoke about developments in the Middle East

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister General Wei Fenghe on Tuesday at his office in Riyadh's Al-Maathar district

During the meeting, the two discussed relations between their nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities between the two.

They also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East region and the efforts by both coutnries made exerted toward them.

More to follow.