Saudi leaders offer condolences over sunken Indonesian submarine

Saudi leaders offer condolences over sunken Indonesian submarine
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Updated 26 April 2021

Saudi leaders offer condolences over sunken Indonesian submarine

Saudi leaders offer condolences over sunken Indonesian submarine
  • King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent Joko Widodo cables

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday sent a cable of condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the victims of the submarine that sank off the coast of Bali.
The German-built submarine — one of five in Indonesia’s fleet — disappeared early Wednesday while it was scheduled to do live torpedo training exercises off Bali.
Indonesia’s military announced Sunday it had found the vessel in pieces on the seafloor, around 800 meters (2,600 feet) below the surface.
The king said: “We learned about the news of the submarine that sank off the coast of Bali, and the deaths that resulted from it, and as we send to Your Excellency, the families of the deceased and the people of Indonesia our warmest condolences and most sincere sympathy.”
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also sent a similar cable to the Indonesian president.
(With AFP)