In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA) following the session, the Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohieddin Khoja said that the Cabinet reviewed a number of reports on the continuing crises and their developments in a number of Arab countries, stressing that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is keen on the security, stability, unity and independence of Arab countries. Therefore, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expresses again deep sorrow and grief over the casualties, including women and children, as a result of such crises, calling upon all to give priority to the voice of wisdom and reason, to stop bloodshed and to resort to serious reforms that ensure the rights and dignity of Arabs.
The Cabinet welcomed the launch of the National Dialogue in the Kingdom of Bahrain as well as the formation of an independent fact-findng commission under the order of Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to inquire about the incidents that took place in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Cabinet expressed satisfaction over the return of security and stability to the Kingdom of Bahrain, hailing the serious progress of reforms and development in the Kingdom of Bahrain and reiterating the Kingdom's rejection of any external interference that harms the interest of Bahrain, tries to tamper with the security of any GCC countries or stirs up sedition in GCC countries.
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