Riyadh, 12 Jumadal Awwal 1436/3 March 2015 (MINA) – Saudi Arabia slammed on Monday (2/3) the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Palestinian people and the violations of their inalienable human rights.

The Saudi Minister of Information, Dr. Adel Zaid Al-Toraifi, said in a statement issued following a cabinet session chaired by King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the Council of Ministers condemned Israel’s continued violations of the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

To mark the launch of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People at the United Nations this year, the cabinet called on the international community to assume its responsibilities and work on fostering the peace process stalled because of Israeli obstinacy.

The cabinet further urged the international community to work on halting the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories and push for the establishment of a Palestinian state having Jerusalem as its capital.

The King further briefed the cabinet on his talks with the Palestinian Authority Chairman, Mahmoud Abbas, who had popped in Saudi Arabia last week. (T/P006/R04)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)