King Salman receives Azeri justice minister

King Salman meets Azerbaijan’s Justice Minister Fikret Mammadov in Riyadh on Wednesday. (SPA)
Updated 31 January 2019

King Salman receives Azeri justice minister

  • The minister delivered a letter from President Ilham Aliyev during a meeting

Azerbaijan’s Justice Minister Fikret Mammadov on Wednesday delivered a letter from President Ilham Aliyev during a meeting with King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The minister conveyed Aliyev’s greetings to the king, who extended his greetings to the president.

The meeting was attended by Saudi Justice Minister Sheikh Dr. Walid bin Mohammed Al-Samaani, Saudi Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz Al-Assaf, and Azerbaijani officials.

On Tuesday, Al-Samaani and Mammadov signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation between both countries’ justice ministries.

The MoU includes exchanging expertise, information and training, as well as organizing meetings and lectures.

Support from King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has played a major role in the qualitative transformation and continuous development of the Saudi judicial sector, Al-Samaani said.

The Saudi Justice Ministry is seeking to conclude a number of agreements and MoUs with relevant international institutions before 2020, and is studying the best ways to cooperate with them.


Saudi prosecutor issues arrest warrant over video showing child making knife threats

Updated 22 August 2019

Saudi prosecutor issues arrest warrant over video showing child making knife threats

  • The public prosecution said publishing videos showing this kind of material is a criminal act and promoted hate crimes

RIYADH: An arrest warrant has been issued for a person who published a video clip of a child brandishing a dagger while making threats and insulting education.
The warrant was issued by Saudi Arabia’s Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Mujib.
The public prosecution said publishing videos showing this kind of material is a criminal act and promoted hate crimes.