Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participated today in the 25th anniversary memorial of the Srebrenica Genocide that took place in the in July 1995.
His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, delivered the Kingdom’s speech via video conference, where he conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and the Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud to His Excellency, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Sefik Dzaferovic and his Excellency, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterres, and their Excellencies who were participating in this occasion.
His Highness affirmed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia stood side by side with their brothers, the families of the victims of the massacre, and said: Our participation on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, its leaders, government, and people, is a humanitarian and moral obligation that the Saudi leadership stands by every year.
His Highness added: The Custodian of the Two Holy mosques, has, and continues to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina which further confirms the unique and friendly relations between our countries.
His Highness stressed that the Kingdom, its presidency of the Group of 20 this year, calls for global security, stability, and unity, explaining that the Kingdom seeks to promote the values of moderation, tolerance, and openness.
A number of presidents, heads of government, foreign ministers, heads the European Union and Parliament, the European Commission and His Excellency the Secretary-General of the United Nations paid tribute, via video confreres, in which they stressed on rejecting denial of genocide and holding those involved responsible and look forward for a peaceful coexistence to ensure stability in Bosnia And Herzegovina.
Source: Saudi Press Agency