Sultanate joins Islamic coalition to fight terror
MUSCAT: The Sultanate of Oman decided to join the Islamic Coalition to Fight Terrorism within the context of the common understanding of the Islamic countries, said a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry on Thursday. The statement affirmed that the Sultanate’s joining the Islamic Coalition to Fight Terrorism comes within the common understanding of the Islamic countries and in particular the role and leadership of the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
It also comes within the context of the importance to achieve peace, security and stability in the regions dominated by armed terrorist violence.
The statement also said that the Sultanate, as it has always been, will join hands with brothers and friends to ensure a regional environment characterised by security and peace at a stage which requires the cooperation of all parties to achieve this goals.
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defence, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud received a written message from Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidy, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, on the bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries. The message was handed over by Sayyid Dr Ahmed bin Hilal al Busaidy, Sultanate’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, when the Saudi Deputy Crown Prince received him. — ONA