Saudi Crown Prince ''convinced'' there won’t be US-led war against Iraq
Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz on Sunday told a group of Arab thinkers and intellectuals he was "convinced" there will be no US-led war against Iraq.
"We are seeing fleets and concentrations (of troops) in the region but God is inspiring me and gives me the feeling that there won't be a war," the crown prince said.
"This is my conviction and my personal point of view," the crown prince said, cautioning that, "No US official has spoken to me about war."
The Saudi crown prince further insisted that "war is in no one's interest", adding that Baghdad was "dear" to his country.
"As you know Iraq is dear to us. Its people are our people, they are a precious part of the Muslim and Arab nation," he said, according to AFP.
"If the United Nations take, God forbid, the decision to declare war (against Iraq), the Arabs will have only one request, to be given the chance to talk with Iraq about a solution capable of preventing a war," he said. (Albawaba.com)
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