Jeddah, Sept. 23 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held at Al Salam Palace, in Jeddah, today, a meeting with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. He expressed Bahrain's condemnation of the subversive terrorist attack on Aramco oil facilities in Buqayq and Hijrat Khurais, describing it as a grave escalation and a major threat to regional security and stability as well as oil supplies to international markets. He also underlined full support of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against any attempt to encroach on its sovereignty and status as well as threaten its security and stability. He also affirmed Bahrain's unwavering support to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in all measures taken to preserve its security and the safety of the people on its territory.
HM the King extended heartfelt congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Saudi Crown Prince on the National Day, wishing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continuous security, growth and prosperity under the leadership of King Salman. He also thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for the gracious welcome and hospitality.
The Saudi monarch expressed thanks and respect to HM the King for his fraternal feelings, lauding the unwavering honourable stances of the Kingdom of Bahrain which affirm deep-rooted relations between both countries. He asserted ability of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to deal with the repercussions of the criminal act that targets regional security and stability and international oil supplies.
HM the King and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques reviewed solid fraternal relations between both countries and ways of consolidating them at all levels. They also discussed the latest regional developments as well as regional and international issues of common concern.
HM the King expressed thanks and respect to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for the historical stances of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in supporting the Kingdom of Bahrain at all levels. He also praised King Salman's wise stances in dealing with regional issues and maintaining security, describing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a pillar for stability and the bulwark of regional security given its strategic role at the regional and international level. He also commended Saudi Arabia's pivotal role in defending Arab issues and protecting the supreme interests of the Arab nation.
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BNA 1549 GMT 2019/09/23