Foreign Affairs Ministry's Official Source: Iranian Citizen Transferred to Sultanate of Oman after Necessary Medical Care Provided to him in Saudi Specialized Hospital

Saturday 1440/11/17 - 2019/07/20
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Jeddah, July 20, 2019, SPA -- Referring to what was previously announced about the evacuation of a crew member of the Iranian ship “Safiz” to a hospital in the city of Jazan after he was badly injured while on board the ship, which is anchored northwest of the city of Hodeidah, an official source at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the Ministry received a request from the Iranian Foreign Ministry through the Swiss Embassy in Riyadh to transfer him to Sultanate of Oman after his health has improved
adding that the Iranian citizen was transferred to Sultanate of Oman after the necessary medical care was provided to him in the Kingdom's specialized hospitals, and after the assurance of the stability of his health.
The source added that the evacuation of the Iranian citizen, the provision of medical care to him and then transferring him to Sultanate of Oman after the improvement of his health, come under the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense and based on the Kingdom's firm positions towards responding to the appeal, providing help and carrying out its humanitarian role without politicization, despite the threat being posed by this suspicious ship to regional and international security and peace.
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