Pakistan voices solidarity with Saudi Arabia over diplomatic row with Canada

Pakistan expressed its solidarity with Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic crisis with Canada, following Ottawa’s interference in the domestic affairs of the Kingdom.

Pakistan is following with immense concern the crisis in the relations between Saudi Arabia and Canada and places on record its solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in response to a question on Thursday.

Pakistan always supports the sovereignty of states and the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other states. Both these aspects are enshrined in UN Charter and are among the basic tenets of international law, and the foundation of peaceful and friendly inter-state relations, the spokesperson said. I

We fully agree with the statement of the OIC Secretary General that Saudi Arabia enjoys immense respect at the regional and international level, as it does among the people of Pakistan. Pakistan stands by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in protecting its sovereignty as a matter of principle and based on the historic and brotherly relations between our two countries.

Source: International Islamic News Agency