The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Wednesday the Chief of British Defense Staff Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach.
During the meeting, they reviewed relationships of friendship and areas of defense cooperation between the two countries, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The audience was attended by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, Minister of State and Cabinet’s Member Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Adel bin Zaid Altoraifi, and British Ambassador to the Kingdom Simon Collis.
Meanwhile, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries strongly condemned the deadly attack that took place in front of the British Parliament building in London, and resulted in killing and wounding many innocent civilians.
Secretary-General of GCC Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani said that GCC countries strongly condemn this attack as a terrible crime that is incompatible with all values and principles of humanity.
The Secretary-General noted the ability of the United Kingdom’s security to uncover the circumstances of this crime, stressing the solidarity and support of GCC countries to the United Kingdom’s government in whatever measures it might take to protect its security and stability.
He expressed his condolences to the families of victims and wished those injured speed recovery.