Category: World News
Saturday, 13 October 2018 16:53
The Saudi Foreign Ministry announced today that IS EJECTING Turkey's Ambassador and cutting Diplomatic relations with Turkey.
Further, Saudi Arabia is now BANNING its citizens from traveling to Turkey or staying in Turkey and has announced all Turkish citizens have 14 days to leave Saudi Arabia for security reasons.
The ministry said that the government of Saudi Arabia decided to sever diplomatic and consular relations with the Turkish state and decided to close all land, sea and air ports to Turkish passengers and to prevent transit in Saudi lands, airspace and territorial waters and to initiate immediate legal procedures to implement this procedure as soon as possible for all means of transport, from and to the State of Turkey, for reasons of Saudi national security.
"Saudi Arabia has taken this decisive decision as a result of the serious violations committed by the authorities in Ankara against Saudi Arabia, secretly and publicly, with the aim of creating the internal strife within Saudi ranks, instigating the establishment of the state and undermining its sovereignty and embracing various terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at destabilizing the region. , Including the Muslim Brotherhood, and to promote the literature and plans of these groups through their media.
It also denounces the practices of the Turkish authorities against the Saudi diplomatic mission in Turkey, pointing the finger at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in the disappearance of Saudi citizen Jamal al-Khashoggi, and launched an attack through its media against Saudi Arabia.