Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Qatar condemn Pittsburgh shooting

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
October 28, 2018 12:55
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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Qatar have all made official statements on Sunday condemning Saturday's mass shooting in a synagogue in Pittsburgh.

"The Embassy expresses its sincere condolences to the American people and to families of victims of the violent incident at a synagogue in Pittsburgh today," Saudi Arabia's embassy in the US wrote on Saturday night. "Houses of worship are meant to provide safe and spiritual refuge. Those who desecrate their sanctity attack all humanity.""The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain condemns the shooting that targeted a synagogue in Pennsylvania, the United States of America," Bahrain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement released Sunday morning. "The Ministry expresses its deep condolences to the victims’ families, wishing a speedy recovery to those injured as a result of this heinous act," the statement continued.

"The State of Qatar has expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the shooting incident that took place in the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, causing deaths and injuries.

In a statement issued Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated Qatar's firm stance rejecting violence and terrorism regardless of motives and reasons," a statement read posted on the Qatari Foreign Ministry's website.

"The statement expressed Qatar's full solidarity with the US government in all measures taken to maintain security and stability. The statement also expressed the condolences of the State of Qatar to the victims' families, the government and the people of United States, wishing the injured a speedy recovery," the statement concluded.


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