Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal Remarks on the U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Iran (Excerpts)

December 11, 2007

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

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Prince Saud said:

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The Kingdom also followed the report of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States of America, and the international reaction to it.

Here we reaffirm our position calling for the importance of continued diplomatic negotiations between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and with the permanent members of the security Council and Germany, in order to address this issue peacefully so that the Region is free of nuclear weapons, and the right of countries in the region to posses nuclear energy for peaceful purposes would be ensured in accordance with the standards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),together with the application of these standards to all countries of the region including Israel.

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