Monday, August 19, 2013

Saudia & France agree: 'Let the Egyptian military finish their job!'

PARIS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia on Sunday warned the West against putting pressure on Egypt's military-backed government to halt a crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi."We will not achieve anything through threats," Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, told reporters through an interpreter during a visit to Paris.
The prince spoke after meeting French President Francois Hollande, who on Thursday called for a swift end to a state of emergency imposed by Egypt's military authorities....
"If the situation calms down, very good. ...," France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told France 2 television on Sunday...."

1 comment:

blowback said...

You have to admire the Saudi royals for one thing - getting the "West" to do the dirty work they are too cowardly/useless to do themselves. If the West really did believe in all the "rights" bullshit, the Saudi royal family would have disappeared from the pages of history by now.