Saudi Cabinet: Mideast countries have right to use nuclear energy

Saudi King Salman is seen during U.S. President Obama's visit to Erga Palace in Riyadhnews54s54ff54RIYADH: The Cabinet, in its weekly meeting on Monday, reiterated Saudi Arabia’s belief in the legitimate right of Middle Eastern countries to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, under supervision of and according to the International Agency for Atomic Energy standards.
The Kingdom gave voice to this belief just before the 71st UN General Assembly meeting discussing the importance of implementing the Agreement on Barring the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria.
The Cabinet also reviewed the outcome of the Arab League’s extraordinary meeting, held at permanent representatives level, to discuss the serious situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo.