Saudi minister regrets some Muslims involved in terrorism
Saudi Interior Minister Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, who is also the Honorary President of the Arab Interior Ministers Council, on Sunday said the Council is seeking "the trust of Arab citizens as Arab security systems work to make the Arab Nation's citizen as the first security man and to interact with security situations of our countries".
"This is because of the fact that the existing changes in the world necessitate us to achieve security for everyone who lives in the Arab countries," Prince Naif said in an arrival statement in Tunis. The minister heads the Kingdom's delegation to the Council's 11th session, scheduled to begin its deliberations later today.
Prince Naif said the Council's current session would focus on the latest developments in the Arab region, notably the issue of "terrorism".
In response to a question on Saudi efforts in fighting terrorism, Prince Naif replied "Thanks God, this leads us to say that security men are vigilant and efficient in meeting the security challenges."
"However, it is painful to have some of our sons as tools of terrorism but with joint efforts by our scholars, intellectuals and mass media, we can confront this matter and purify our Islamic and Arab thought from all blemishes," Prince Naif noted.
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